22nd May, 2022
The Federal Government has appointed Mr Anamekwe Nwabuoku to oversee the office of the Accountant-General of the Federation.
The appointment of Nwabuoku was announced in a statement issued by Yunusa Abdullahi, spokesperson for the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed on Sunday.
According to the statement, Nwabuoku’s appointment was contained “in a letter dated 20th May, 2022 and signed by Aliyu Ahmed, Permanent Secretary (Finance), Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning”.
His appointment followed the suspension of Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation who was arrested last week on alleged charges of corruption by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The EFCC had accused Idris of N80 billion fraud.