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Tinubu Appoints Shaakaa Chira As New Auditor-General

 

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Shaakaa Chira as the new substantive Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF).

Ajuri Ngalale, spokesperson to the president on Friday said Chira’s appointment was recommended and screened by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

According to the statement, Chira scored the highest in the examination amongst all qualified candidates for the office.

“By powers vested in him by Section 86 of the 1999 Constitution (Amended), President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Shaakaa Chira as the substantive Auditor-General of the Federation, as recommended by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

“The President approved Mr. Chira’s appointment after the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) conducted a screening exercise that identified Mr. Chira as the most qualified candidate who had also scored the highest in the examination amongst all qualified candidates for the office.

Tinubu said he expects 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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