Breaking: Tinubu appoints Desmond Akawor as RMAFC Federal Commissioner

Desmond Akawor

Desmond Akawor

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Ambassador Desmond Akawor to serve as a Federal Commissioner of the Revenue Mobilization, Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), pending the confirmation of the Nigerian Senate.

The new RMAFC Federal Commissioner, who represents Rivers State, is being appointed following the tragic demise of the immediate past RMAFC Federal Commissioner from Rivers State, Hon. Asondu Wenah Temple earlier this month.

A statement issued by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, said Akawor is a decorated public servant who has served the nation as Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Korea; Minister of State of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT); Sole Administrator of the Greater Port Harcourt Development Authority; CEO, Niger Delta River Basin Development Authority, and Executive Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (Engineering & Technical Services).

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Tinubu tasked the new Federal Commissioner to deploy his robust experience across tiers of government toward the comprehensive reformation of processes that would ensure the most efficient and productive utilization of allocations to all three tiers of government in Nigeria.


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