AGF, Ahmed Idris pledges not to disappoint Buhari over re-appointment


The Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris has said that he will not disappoint President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing him to hold the office in his second tenure.

He said that the re-appointment had shown the extent of trust bestowed on him and satisfaction of his stewardship by Buhari, promising to work diligently to assist the President in his quest for fixing Nigeria’s economy for the betterment of the teeming masses.

Speaking at a reception, organised by members of the community where he hailed from, under the auspices of Daneji Amintacciya Development Association, held in Kano on Saturday, the AGF charged wealthy individuals to embrace the culture of helping the needy.

He also advocated for provision of scholarships to the indingent students and creating job opportunities to the teeming youth in the state and the nation at large, assuring that he would everything possible to assist Nigerian youth in that regard.

While expressing delight for the reception organised by members of his community, Idris noted that the gesture would encourage him to serve his mother land diligently.

The AGF therefore thanked Buhari for the re-appointment, stressing that he would not disappoint the president and Nigerians.

Earlier in a remark, the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna also hailed Buhari for re-appointing Idris as AGF, saying;” it is an appointment well deserved, in view of the track record of the appointee.”

Gawuna, represented by the Kano State Head of Service, Kabiru Shehu said the AGF had displayed professionalism and patriotism in the discharge of his constitutional duty in last four years of Buhari’s administration, noting that, that might be the reason why the president deemed it fit to go along with him in his second tenure.

He however urged Idris to maitain the tempo, assuring that Kano State government is ready to offer maximum cooperation whenever needed by the office of the AGF, aim at moving the nation forward.

Also in a remark, the District Head of Garun Mallam, Sarkin Fulanin Ja’idinawa, Alhaji Abubakar Gwadabe Buhari, who spoke on behalf of the Daneji community, applauded the commitment of the AGF in ensuring that the nation achieved its stated goals.

He also thanked Buhari for choosing their son to serve him in both first and second tenures, urging the AGF to redouble his efforts in the discharge of his assigned responsibilities.

While praying to Allah to guide the AGF to the right direction, the traditional ruler also cautioned him to do everything possible not to disappoint the president and Nigerians.

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