Business newsProfile: Zacch A. Adedeji, Acting Chairman FIRS by admin September 16, 2023 written by admin September 16, 2023 Bookmark 11Mr. Zacch A. Adedeji has been appointed as the Ag. Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). He was previously the Special Adviser on Revenue to the President.Academic lifeZacch A. Adedeji is from Oyo State. He holds a first-class degree in Accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-IfeHe proceeded to have a Masters degree in Accounting from the same institution. He didn’t stop there as his quest for more knowledge led him to obtain a PhD in Public Sector Finance at the same institution.He holds a certificate in Comparative Tax Policy and Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.He is a Fellow of ICAN and CITN.Career Adedeji had an impressive career trajectory. He worked at Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) later becoming a Manager.He became a Commissioner for Finance, in Oyo State during the period from 2011 to 2015 under Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s administration.He later occupied the position of Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC).His tenure in Oyo State was marked by significant achievements, including spearheading a team of fewer than 50 individuals to establish a Medium-Term Financial (MTF) strategy that enhanced the overall framework of financial and budgetary management in the state.This strategy led to financial reporting excellence, resulting in sustainable growth in cash flow for recurrent and capital expenditures, including the timely funding of the construction of over 200 roads and bridges, as well as road repairs across the 33 Local Governments.Notable accomplishments also include the implementation of a minimum wage increase from N7,500 to N19,000 and the addition of a 13th-month salary for civil servants in the state.Additionally, his efforts resulted in annual budgetary savings of N7.2 billion through state finance process efficiencies.During his tenure, he maintained a record of not incurring new state debt and reduced the state’s debt exposure by 50%.Beyond his public service, Mr. Adedeji is the co-founder and managing partner of RTR, a financial consulting firm that offers financial advisory and policy development services to public administrators and private institutions in West Africa.Download Nairametrics App for breaking news and market intelligence. Ngozi Ekugo A high-performing Career analyst with over 10 years experience across varied sectors.Having worked across various sectors in Nigeria,United Kingdom, I possess a blend of HR research & strategy, employment services and editorial competencies. 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post FCTA set to establish FCT University of Technology next post FG insists on BASA reciprocity with UAE for Nigerian airlines You may also like Stephen A. Smith vs. Terrell Owens feud, explained:... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Sport | Cape Town Spurs plunge deeper into... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | ANC defeats bill DA proposed as... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | ‘Missing middle’: Nzimande to propose alternative... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | FIRST TAKE | Springbok Nuke Squad... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | Ben Gumbi’s murder was gruesome and... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | Ukraine’s Zelenskiy tells UN General Assembly:... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | EU yanks funding for the Zimbabwe... September 21, 2023 Bookmark News24 | Nienaber ‘comfortable with risk’ of 7/1... September 21, 2023 Bookmark Sport | Heartbroken George Russell can’t stomach ‘horrendous... September 21, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.