By Emmanuel Adeleke
Lawmaker representing Oyo North Senatorial District, Senator Abdulfatai Buhari, has described the appointment of the Acting Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr Zacchaeus Adedeji, by President Bola Tinubu, as a right step for better Nigeria.
A statement issued by the lawmaker described the new appointee as a truly first class product whose academic and managerial excellence has prepared him solidly for the new task.
The senator, who described the new Acting FIRS Chairman as a friend and confidant, said Tinubu has put the best person to manage the enviable revenue agency.
“With Adedeji as FIRS boss, I am confident that FIRS will experience a positive turn around that will undoubtedly align with President Tinubu’s agenda to make Nigeria great,” he said.
Buhari stated that Adedeji will bring his wealth of experience as a former Commissioner of Finance in Oyo State, Executive Secretary of National Sugar Development Council and Special Adviser to the President on Revenue into his new role and take the country to enviable heights.
He lauded the president for counting Adedeji worthy of the position and prayed that he will continue to be a source of pride to Oyo State.
Also, the lawmaker congratulated the new Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Afolabi Ghandi Olaoye, Orumogege III, on his historic ascension to the throne of his forefathers.
Buhari, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, said the reign of the new Soun promises a new era of enlightenment, progress and prosperity for his subjects.
“Wth profound admiration, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to His Imperial Majesty, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, the Soun of Ogbomoso land on his historic ascension as the 21st Soun of Ogbomoso. Your esteemed reign promises a new era of enlightenment, progress, and prosperity for your subjects.
“Your devotion to the welfare and advancement of Ogbomoso is evident, and I am confident that your reign will be marked by exemplary leadership, wisdom, and a deep sense of duty. The legacy you embark upon is one that will resonate through generations to come,” the lawmaker said.