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President Tinubu Appoints New Auditor-General of the federation.



Tinubu Shaakaa Chira

It was affirmed that the appointment of Mr. Shaakaa Chira as the substantive Auditor-General of the Federation was approved by President Bola Tinubu and recommended by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

The statement issued on Friday by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, said this is in line with the powers vested in him by Section 86 of the 1999 Constitution (Amended) after 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.

According to the statement, “President Bola Tinubu 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.”