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Meet Ahmed Idris, the New Accountant General of the Federation

By News Express on 27/06/2015

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Following a thorough fit and proper tests in both character and competence, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Idris as the new Accountant General of Federation.

The announcement for the appointment made by the Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi stated that before his appointment, Mr Idris was Director of Finance and Account at Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

PRNigeria gathered that all top public appointments must go through proper screening including background security checks.

Mr Idris who had also served as Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) headquarters, Abuja is a chartered accountant with over two decades work experience.

A Fellow of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and Fellow, Association of Financial Analysts of Nigeria, he is Member of other professional bodies including Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Certified Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Born on November 25, 1960, Mr. Idris started his working experience as Audit Officer at Muhtari Dangana and Co, Chartered Accounts Firm, Kano, in 1985. He was also Head, Loan Syndication Unit of Continental Merchants Bank between 1989 and 1994 before moving to TY Chemical Limited (White Oil Refinery) in Kaduna as Senior Management Accountant.

He joined the public service as Assistant Director Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) in charge of Financial Analysis in 2000. He was at the National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP), Ministry of Police Affairs and Ministry of Interior as Assistant Director Finance. He was Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Interior and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) before his promotion as Director Accounts in OAGF in 2011.

A 1984 BSc Accounting graduate of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Idris obtained Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Bayero University Kano and Master of International Affairs and Diplomacy (MIAD) from ABU Zaria. He had also attended local and foreign courses including Revenue Generation and Accountability for Local Governments organised by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); World Bank Disbursement Seminar, Reston, Virginia USA; IPSAS Course, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom, among several others.

Married with Children, the hobbies of the new accountant general of the Federation includes reading, academic discussion and excursion.

•Photo shows AGF Idris.

 

Source News Express

Posted 26/06/2015 10:38:59 PM

 

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