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Amina K. Ado

Amina Kurawa Ado has over 26 years’ experience working in banking, oil and gas exploration and production and public service.

Amina Kurawa Ado began her career with Citibank Nigeria, a subsidiary of American bank Citibank Inc, in 1992 as a Youth Corp member, and worked in various departments, in Kano and Lagos, including Operations, Internal Control and Financial Control. She left in 2002 to further her studies and subsequently joined TotalEnergies, the Nigerian subsidiary of the French oil and gas company. Amina spent over a decade in TotalEnergies and was involved in development of major oil and gas projects such as Ofon Phase II, Usan and Egina.

She was appointed in 2017, by President Muhammadu Buhari, as Senior Special Assistant to the President on oil and gas policy in the office of the Chief of Staff to the President. She was part of the team that drafted the Petroleum Industry Act, contributed to the amendment of the Deep Offshore Act 1993 and the drafting of the Finance Act 2019.

Before her appointment as a Coordinating Director, she was the Director, Emerging & Special Tax Department, at the Federal Inland Revenue Service. She is a member of the United Nations Sub-Committee on Wealth & Solidarity Taxes, and member Advisory Group of Nigeria Tax Research Network.

She has a multidisciplinary background, with a first degree in Electrical Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University, an LLB from University of London, a Postgraduate Certificate in Data Science & Business Analytics from University of Texas at Austin, an MBA from Bayero University, an MSc in Finance from Lancaster University, an MSc in Strategic Planning from Herriot Watt University and an MA in Development Studies from University of Sussex. She is a fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), a fellow of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and an Associate of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. She is also a member of Nigerian Society of Engineers and Society of Petroleum Engineers.

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Dick Irri

Dr. Dick IRRI, is an astute professional and an experienced tax administrator. He is a Fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (FCNA), the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA) and the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI). He holds a Ph.D. in Accounting and M.Sc. in Public Sector Accounting from Nasarawa State University, Keffi. Dr. Irri also attained his MBA in Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, B.A. in Accounting & Finance from the University of Derby, United Kingdom and a certificate in “Leading in the Digital Era” from the Harvard Business School Boston, United States.

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Kabir Abba

Kabir Abba is a Certified National Accountant (CNA) a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (FCTI), Fellow Institute of Corporate Administrators (FCIA) with 25 years working experience in the Public Sector and he represents the Executive Chairman FIRS on the Council of the CITN

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Mathew Olusanya Gbonjubola

Mr. Mathew Olusanya Gbonjubola is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria. He obtained the Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from The Polytechnic, Ibadan (1987) and Masters of Business Administration from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (1999)

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Muhammad Lawal Abubakar

Mr. M.L Abubakar is a fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN), Institute of Debt Recovery Practitioners of Nigeria (IDRPN), Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN), and Associate Member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).

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Anthony Ikechukwu Okonkwo

Mr. Anthony Ikechukwu Okonkwo was the Director, Micro & Small Taxpayers Department. His career in the Federal Inland Revenue Service has spanned over two decades. He has contributed immensely to the reforms and growth of the Service.

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Bolaji Akintola

Mrs. Bolaji Akintola stands as a distinguished professional with an impressive track record, notably serving as a Director at the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) for the past eight years. Armed with a First Degree in Mathematics from the University of Lagos, her expertise extends across multiple domains, showcasing proficiency as an Accountant, Tax Professional, and Administrator.

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Shettima Tamadi

Shettima Tamadi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from the University of Maiduguri and Master in Business Administration from Bayero University, Kano.

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