Mr Anamekwe Nwabuoku has been named acting Accountant General of the Federation by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
Nwabuoku’s appointment was confirmed by Aliyu Ahmed, the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, in a letter dated May 20, 2022.
Bashir Ahmad, a former advisor to President Muhammadu Buhari, verified Nwabuoku’s appointment on Twitter.
“Mr. Anamekwe Chukwunyere Nwabuoku has been appointed to oversee the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, pending the outcome of the EFCC investigation of the suspended AGF, Ahmad Idris,” he said.
Anamekwe Nwabuoku is expected to carry out his responsibilities in strict accordance with existing standards and with the utmost professionalism.
His appointment came after the suspension of Ahmed Idris, who is suspected of stealing N80 billion.