Lagos Assembly Approves Sikiru Salami As Auditor-General

Lagos Assembly Approves Sikiru Salami As  Auditor-General
  • PublishedMarch 22, 2022

Lagos State House of Assembly had approved Sikiru Adeniji Salami, nominated by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as the substantive Auditor-General.

This was revealed by the Speaker Mudashiru Obasa who announced the confirmation following a voice vote by lawmakers during plenary.

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) and Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) alumni earlier appeared for screening.

Salami, 57, is a member, Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) and Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Nigeria.

The Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) is also a member of the Associate of Chartered Taxation Institute (ACTI), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and International Academy of Forensics (IAF).

However, the Lagos State Anti-Corruption and Transparency Commission (amendment) bill 2022 scaled second reading.

During the debate, Gbolahan Yishawu (Eti-Osa 2) and Victor Akande commended their colleagues for acting responsively and responsibly.

The House Committee on Judiciary is expected to present its report next week.

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