Chira Appointed New Auditor-General Of The Federation

Chira Appointed New Auditor-General Of The Federation
  • PublishedOctober 21, 2023

Mr. Shaakaa Chira appointment as the substantive Auditor-General of the Federation has been approved by President Bola Tinubu.

The appointment was contained in a statement issued on Friday by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale.

The presidential spokesman said the appointment is in line with the powers vested in the president in Section 86 of the 1999 Constitution (Amended).

The statement affirmed that the appointment was as recommended by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

According to it, “the president approved Chira’s appointment after the FCSC conducted a screening exercise that identified him as the most qualified candidate who had also scored the highest in the examination amongst all qualified candidates for the office.”

The statement noted that Tinubu expressed hope in the new Auditor-General to justify the confidence reposed in him and to live up to the high expectations that Nigerians have concerning the execution of the Renewed Hope Agenda of his administration.

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