Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has appointed, Abdulrazak Datti Salihi as Executive Chairman Kano Internal Revenue Service (KIRS).
According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar the appointment is with immediate effect.
Ganduje thanked the outgoing Executive Chairman, saying, “We are delighted for his courage and dedication to KIRS while acting as Chairman from March this year to date.
Anwar disclosed that new executive chairman Salihi is an experienced financial analyst, a chartered accountant, With over 20 years with skills in financial management, in both banking and private sector.
Until his appointment, he was the Director, State Integrated Financial Management Information System (SIFMIS), of the Kano State Ministry of Finance.
He held different professional positions, among them are Director Personal Income Tax (PIT), Kano State Internal Revenue Service.
He was Head of Finance/Regional Accountant, Bank of Agriculture (BoA), Kano Zonal office, Manager, Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB), in Sokoto state and Head of Finance of the same bank, amongst many other positions he held.
Governor Ganduje called on the new Executive Chairman to work hard and work closely with the staff so as to move the place forward for the overall development of the state.