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Buhari appoints Ogun woman, Oluwatoyin Madein, Accountant General of the Federation

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The appointment of Mrs Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein the substantive Accountant General of the Federation has been announced in Abuja.

The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, who made the announcement, said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved her appointment which took effect from May 18, 2023.

Persecondnews recalls that Buhari had in June 2022, approved the process of appointing a substantive Accountant General of the Federation from the pool of Directors following the suspension of Ahmed Idris over alleged N90 billion fraud.

The government had earlier appointed Mr Anamekwe Nwabuoku as the Acting Accountant General of the Federation in a letter dated May 20, 2022, and signed by Aliyu Ahmed, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

He was to act pending the outcome of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigation of the suspended AGF, Ahmad Idris.

The Head of Service had directed all Permanent Secretaries to forward lists of all eligible directors on Salary Grade Level (SGL) 17, their confidential and personal files, five copies of their curriculum vitae, and briefs of each of the eligible directors in an approved format in both hard and soft copies sent via specified email (for a soft copy) and flash drives to be submitted to the Permanent Secretary, Career Management Office, in the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation on or before July 4, 2022.

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