In a breaking development, President Muhammadu Buhari has officially appointed Dr. Oluwatoyin Sakirat Madein as the new substantive Accountant-General of the Federation. The selection process concluded successfully, leading to this significant appointment. The announcement was made today by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, CFR, in Abuja.
Dr. Madein’s appointment, effective from May 18, 2023, marks a pivotal moment for Nigeria’s financial management. With her exceptional qualifications and expertise in accounting, she is well-positioned to oversee and manage the country’s financial affairs. Dr. Madein’s immediate assumption of duties underscores the urgency and importance of her role.
As the Accountant-General of the Federation, Dr. Madein will play a vital role in coordinating and overseeing the financial activities of government agencies and departments. Her responsibilities encompass budgeting, revenue collection, disbursement, and the monitoring of public funds. This appointment is expected to strengthen fiscal transparency and accountability in Nigeria.
President Buhari’s selection of Dr. Madein reflects his commitment to appointing qualified professionals to drive sustainable development and effective governance. This decisive move underscores the government’s determination to enhance efficiency and accountability in financial administration.
Dr. Madein’s appointment as the substantive Accountant-General of the Federation is breaking news that brings optimism for improved financial management in Nigeria. Her extensive experience and knowledge in the financial sector are set to contribute significantly to the country’s ongoing efforts towards economic stability and progress.
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