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BREAKING: President Tinubu appoints new Auditor-General of the Federation

BREAKING: President Tinubu appoints new Auditor-General of the Federation

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Mr Shaakaa Chira as the substantive Auditor-General of the Federation (AGF).
A statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu appointed Choral, following his emergence as the most suitable candidate screened by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

He will be assuming the office which has not had a substantive AuGF since the last occupier, Mr Aghughu Adolphus, over a year ago.

The statement read: “By powers vested in him by Section 86 of the 1999 Constitution (Amended), President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Mr. Shaakaa Chira as the substantive Auditor-General of the Federation, as recommended by the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC).

“The president approved Mr. Chira’s appointment after the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) conducted a screening exercise that identified Mr. Chira as the most qualified candidate who had also scored the highest in the examination amongst all qualified candidates for the office.


“President Bola Tinubu expects the new Auditor-General to justify the confidence reposed in him and to live up to the high expectations that Nigerians have concerning the execution of the Renewed Hope Agenda of his administration.”

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