Of the about 60 Directors of Finance and Accounts and some in the Audit department, from all the Ministries, that took an examination, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Idris as the new Accountant General of the Federation (AGF).
A statement by Director Communications, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Haruna Imrana on Thursday, said the appointment took effect immediately.
“`The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Barrister Danladi Kifasi who announced the appointment said that the appointment is with effect from 25th of June 2015,” the statement said.
It said the new AGF who hails from Kano State, was born on Nov. 25, 1960, and was until his appointment, the Director of Finance and Accounts, Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.
The Office of the Head of Service conducted examinations for prospective candidates for the position, with about 20 eligible candidates dropped after the first sitting.
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