Its no more news that FIRS Boss, Tunde Fowler was fired by President Buhari yesterday, following the end of his tenure and was replaced with tax consultant, Muhammad Nami
It was learnt that sequel to the termination of his appointment, Fowler had written the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha, seeking for a second term however, he was replaced by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In a public statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, it was revealed that the letter dated December 9, 2019, was titled: “Re: Notification of Expiration of Tenure as Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service.”
In the letter, Fowler wrote: “I write to notify the Secretary to the Government of the Federation that my first tenure as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) end today 9th of December, 2019.
“In view of the above, I wish to present myself for reappointment for a second term. This is consistent with the provisions of the FIRS Establishment Act 2007 and would grant me the opportunity to consolidate and build on the achievements we have recorded in the past 4 years.
“Please find attached the highlights of my achievements during my first tenure in office.
“I would like to put on record my gratitude to Mr. President for the opportunity to serve the Nation. I am also thankful for your support in the course of the discharge of my duties.
“Please accept as always, the assurance of my highest regards.”