Who We Are
To consistently promote voluntary Tax compliance via innovative business technology and resourceful people engagement.
To be a leading Revenue Service in Nigeria in terms of Collection, Creativity and Cost Efficiency.
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What We Do
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KGIRS is the Revenue Collecting Arm of Kogi State Government with the responsibility of collecting Taxes, Levies and other revenue items due to the State.
KGIRS operates responsibly, effectively, efficiently and transparently in revenue administration for the people of Kogi State.
The Harmonization bill signed into law on 27th January, 2017 gives KGIRS the power to collect all Revenue due to the State.
KGIRS gathers business intelligence all over the nooks and crannies of the State and as well offers corporate advisory services on Taxation. Also, KGIRS represents the interest of Kogi State Government, especially in any legal litigation bordering on taxation or debt recovery.
Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) is not just working in isolation, but with experts and various tax consultants with ICT techniques as a principal tax assistant.
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We are commited to the employment of best-practice standards in the delivery of efficient Tax Services to Kogi State.
Aliyu Inda Salami
Sadiq Ibrahim Ohindas
Accounts & Finance
Salifu John Ojonugwa
Personal Income Tax
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
COLLECTIONS & RECONCILLIATIONS
Head of Directorate
Akande Alexious Olarinde
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
ICT / HELP DESK
Shaibu Oyine Latifatu
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
LOCAL GOVT. COLLECTIONS
Mohammed Lawal Ali
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
Head of Directorate
Suleiman Sunday Bajehson
Head of Directorate
DIRCTORATE OF MONITORING & ENFORCEMENT
Hilary Ojomah Egwudah
AREA TAX OFFICES
Aliyu Inda Salami holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Economics, from the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and MBA from the flourishing Lagos State University, Lagos and a Management Development Programme from the prestigious Lagos Business School, Lagos. He had attended several local and international seminars and trainings.
He has under his belt a solid 25 years banking career experience across 3 different major banks in Nigeria and Africa – Afribank Plc, Standard Trust Bank Plc and United Bank for Africa Plc.
He traversed and acquired immeasurable knowledge in Cash Management, Treasury, Operations, Internal Control, Credit & Marketing and Senior Management positions.
During his remarkable career period, he midwifed and executed the branch expansion and business development effort of legacy Standard Trust Bank before, during and after the merger with UBA Plc, which deservedly led to his appointment as the Regional Director – North Central Region, for the post consolidated entity – UBA Plc. The post he held and made the region most profitable region in entire North Bank (exclusive of Abuja), uptil 2010, when he was appointed as the Country CEO, UBA Chad, on a specific turn-around assignment which he achieved within a year period and subsequently drove the business to the 2nd most profitable bank in Chad by 2017. In addition, UBA Chad during his tenure was named “Bank of the year” for 3 consecutive years from 2015 to 2017, by the world acclaimed and reputable Financial Times of London.
Aliyu’s banking pedigree and operating ecosystems have fully equipped him with useful and invaluable skills including but not limited to People & Performance Management, Project Management, Change Management, Risk Management, Culture & Integration, Negotiation & Deal Structuring, Corporate Governance, Critical thinking & Complex Problem Solving, Execution, Corporate & Tax laws, Cross Border Trade & Investment, Business Turn-around and Strategy.
Aliyu Inda Salami is an energetic, self-driven, creative, resourceful, forward-looking and highly experienced financial services professional with an extensive background in the Nigerian and the Central Africa markets.
He is an accomplished turn-around manager with many scores which he delivered through shear hardwork, hands on approach to business management and transformational leadership bound by the ambition to achieve business objectives on time and with excellence.
He returned to UBA Nigeria in the first quarter of 2018 and stepped aside from his banking job after 25years illustrious service to pursue a new career path in entrepreneurship and he is open to other new opportunities.
Mr. Aliyu Inda Salami was appointed as the Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, in December, 2018 till date.
He is happily married and blessed with four children.
Sadiq Ibrahim Ohindas, a graduate of Accountancy from Kwara State Polytechnic Ilorin, 1993. He served in Madona Comprehensive High School, Anambra, 1995.
He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI), Associate Member, Business Recovery & Insolvency Practitioners Association of Nigeria (BRIPAN) and, an Associate Member, Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria (ISMN).
In 1990, he started his career as an Audit/Accounting Trainee, KPMG (Peat Marwick Ani Ogunde & Co).
In 1996, he served as Management and Tax Consultancy Trainee and subsequently Unit Head/Manager, Olusola Adekanola & Co.
He joined B.A. Yusuf & Co as Audit Senior/Supervisor, a Chartered Accountant Consultancy Firm In 2000.
In 2001, he joined Dangote Group as an Accounting/Reconciliation Officer and rose to Financial Accountant and subsequently to the position of Financial Controller, Dangote Group- Sugar Plc, Salt/Nascon Plc and Flour Plc in 2016.
He got a practicing license as a Managing Partner; (Ibrahim Sadiq Ohi & Co), – a Chartered Accountants/Tax Practitioners.
In October, 2016, Mr. Sadiq Ibrahim Ohindas joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) as the Director Tax Operations. He became the Director Finance and Accounts in February ,2018 and is currently the Director, Tax Audit.
Sule Salihu Enehe holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting (Forensic) from Achievers University, Owo.He obtained his Master’s Degree in Business Administration and Major in Financial Management from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology,Ogbomoso.
An Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (FCTI).
S. Enehe has over Eighteen years working experience in both public and private sectors having worked with the defunct Nigerian Mobile Telecommunications Limited (Mtel) as Finance Officer and rose to become the Area Finance Officer, in-charge of Area V – Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He also worked with APT Pension Funds Managers Ltd, a Pension Fund Administrator as the Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management, Abuja prior to that,he worked with two indigenous Consulting Firms, Visual-Age Consult Ltd., Abuja and Indigin Global Ltd. He lectured at Unique Professional Tutor an ICAN accredited professional training center in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja before joining Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in October,2016 as the Director Tax Audit and Compliance, He is currently the Director, Accounts and Finance . Born on 20th December, 1970 he is married with four children.
John Salifu Ojonugwa is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He graduated from the Faculty of Agriculture, 1995 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, specialising in Agricultural Economics with Second Class Honours Upper Division. In 1998, he obtained his Masters in Agric Economics from the University of Ibadan. Thereafter, he got an additional Masters in Business Administration from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In his quest for knowledge and self-development, he recently graduated with a B.Sc. Accounting from Salem University, Lokoja.
He served with Logos Computers Institute, Maryland Lagos in 1996. He started his banking career with Societe Generale Bank in August, 1999 as a Relationship Officer where he rose to become a Relationship Manager before leaving for Universal Trust Bank, now Union Bank as Branch Operations Manager. In 2005, he moved to Intercontinental Bank, Lokoja as Relationship Manager Retail Banking. His banking career was enhanced in 2009 when he joined Finbank (FCMB) as Regional Retail Head and was transferred to Lokoja, to be in charge of North Central.
He is a skilled banker with over 18years experience in a target driven environment where he has proved his worth. He is a competent, articulate, well focussed person who has brought his wealth of experience to drive revenue in Kogi State.
Mr Salifu John Ojonugwa is also the current Chairman, Board of Trustees of one of the fastest growing educational institution-Rhema International Academy Lokoja (Nursery, Primary and Secondary School) where he is contributing to the educational development of Kogi State.
Mr Salifu John Ojonugwa joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as a Coordinating Director, Tax Drive and Strategy in October,2016 and after rejigging the operations of the Service by the then Executive Chairman, he was deployed as Director Road Taxes and MDAs. Between the year 2018 to March 2019, he was deployed as the Director MDAs and Other Taxes.
Mr Salifu John Ojonugwa is currently the Director of Personal Income Tax (PIT) in Kogi State Internal Revenue Service and a Member, Board of Directors of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service.
Isa Jamil Abdullahi is an alumnus of the University of Maiduguri, where he obtained an LLB degree in Law in 1989. He proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos where he was called to the Nigeria Bar on 12th December, 1990.
After completion of the compulsory NYSC in 1991, he had worked with a number of established Law Firms in Kogi State between 1991 and 1997 namely; Aliyu Saiki & Co., and Abdullahi Aliyu & Co.
In November, 1997, he was offered employment as a Senior Legal Officer by the Kogi State Government, [Ministry of Justice]. In the course of his engagement with the Ministry of Justice, he has headed three Zonal Offices of the Ministry namely; Ajaokuta, Egbe and Okene Zonal Offices. He has since risen to the position of a Deputy Director effective 1st January, 2012.
Isa Jamil Abdullahi is a versatile Lawyer with tremendous experience in Criminal and Civil Litigation, Legal Drafting and Advisory Services. He has passion for commitment to work, improvement of knowledge, integrity and delivering on set goals.
He joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Director, Legal Services and Secretary to the Board in 2016. Subsequently on repositioning of the organizational structure of relationship in 2018, he was appointed as Director, Legal and Enforcement. He is currently the Director of Legal Services and still serves as the Secretary to the Board. Born on 30th September,1967 he is married and blessed with lovely children.
Olubunmi Ajayi holds a B.sc in Accounting from the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants (ICAN) as well as an Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), who also holds a Diploma in Business Consulting from the Chartered Management Institutes, United Kingdom. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Leeds University Business School (LUBS), United Kingdom where he obtained his MBA.
Prior to joining KGIRS, Olubunmi was the Executive Director Finance and Strategies, BV Corporation Ltd providing Accounting, Tax, Finance and Management Services to local and foreign companies. He has also worked as the Executive Director Enterprise Management and Chief Financial Officer Alphastar Paints Industries Ltd, Principal Consultant with Development Research & Derivatives, a Senior Accountant with Noble Drilling Incorporation, Residence Control Officer with Finbank (now FCMB) among others.
Succinctly, Olubunmi is a top-level Finance & Management Expert, with extensive experience in Tax Practices, Accounting and Financial Management, Budget Planning and Implementation, Product Costing and Cost Control, and Internal Control Design within the Oil and Gas Industry, the Banking Sector, Consulting Firm and the Manufacturing Industry both locally and internationally.
Mr. Olubunmi joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Director Finance and Accounts in October, 2016 .He became the Director, Personal Income Tax/Area Tax Offices in February,2018 and presently Director, Ministries,Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Hassanat Salihu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Masters in Treasury Management from Bayero University Kano. In the year 2010, she obtained her Post Graduate Diploma in Education from Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto; thereafter, she got additional masters in Business and Commercial Law from Bayero University, Kano. She is a Certified National Accountant (CNA) and also an Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).
Her working experience is from both private and public sector of the economy in Nigeria.
Having served with the defunct Nigeria Mobile Telecommunications and retained, she commenced her career building in the corporate headquarters, Abuja as Finance Officer 1 where she held various position in Administration and Finance department respectively. In 2011, she was Finance and Customer Care Manager CAYMAN Consulting Nigeria Limited. Was back in Mtel as Senior Manager Liquidation and Organisation Takeover in 2012-2015.She worked with Badajo & CO, an audit firm in Abuja between 2015 and 2016.
Hajia Hassanat Salawu Salihu joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in October, 2016 as Unit Head, Treasury and Final Account; from there she was appointed into the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service Management Team as Head Administration and Corporate Services Directorate and presently is the Head of Directorate of Corporate Resources. She is married with four children.
Fatai Musa is a graduate of Accountancy, holds Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Accounting and Finance from Benue State University, Makurdi. He holds Several Professional qualifications including, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow, Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria (ICEN); Fellow Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria (IMC), Associate Member of: Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN); International Institute of Certified Forensic Accountants Inc. USA (IICFA) and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy UK (CIPFA).
Fatai is a seasoned professional with more than 17 years professional working experience covering diverse roles in financial institutions and public sector in Nigeria. He began his career as a Customer Service Officer in First Bank Plc in 2001, served as Account and Clearing Officer between 2003 and 2005 and was redeployed to International Operations before he voluntarily resigned his appointment in December 2005.He joined the service of Intercontinental Bank Plc in January 2006 as Fund Transfer officer and was moved to Business Development division in August 2007.By July 2010 he was redeployed to Inspectorate Group as Internal Auditor, the position he held till he voluntarily resigned his appointment in January 2012 after take over by Access Bank Plc. He was engaged by Tunde Ilori &Co (Chartered accountants) as a Financial/Audit consultant in April, 2012 and served in that capacity till September, 2016.
Mr. Fatai Musa joined the Service of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in October, 2016 and was appointed Head, Collections and Reconciliation in July 2017, the position he held up till date.
Emmanuel Yusufu is a graduate of Accountancy (Upper Credit) of the Federal Polytechnic Idah in 1994; and Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Ogbomosho in 2012 where he obtained a Master Degree in Business Administration , with specialization in Financial Management.
He is a Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); Associate, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN); Member, Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA- USA) and Associate, Institute of Certified Public Finance and Accountancy (ICPFA-UK).
He was certified in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria in 2015.
He commenced his professional career 1996 in Lagos with firm of Chartered Accountants (T.A Jewoola & Co); he was trained by firms of Chartered Accountants over a period of seven years.
His voyage into banking sector started in 2004 when he was employed by Fortune International Bank as Resident Internal Control Officer; he also worked for Intercontinental Bank and Enterprise Bank between 2007 and 2013. He was the Chief Inspector of Kogi Savings and Loans Limited (Mortgage Bankers) from 2013 to 2016.
He (FCA, ACTI, CISA, ACPFA, MBA, IFRS Certified) is a professional Accountant with over eighteen (18) years post-qualification experience in the specialized fields of Audit and Assurance, Internal Control and Process Monitoring, Taxation, Banking and Finance, and Business Management.
Mr Emmanuel Yusufu joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in 2016 as Head of Internal Audit and Process Monitoring, the position he has held to date.
Akande Alexious Olarinde holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In 2013, he obtained his MBA in Finance at Nasarawa State University, Keffi. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management of Nigeria (FCILRM) and also an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria (ACE).
He started his career as Operations Manager at Hamedeen Ventures, Tincan Island Port, Lagos. From there he joined the banking sector at First Atlantic Bank as a Teller and rose to the post of Head of Operations with Finbank Plc (now FCMB) between 2004 to 2011.He was the MD/CEO of Tolex Global Mega Ventures, Lafia between 2006 to 2011.
He is an easy going but focused individual with passion for excellent service and a strong advocate of precision and rigor, whose core values include Integrity, Honesty, Hard work and Trustworthiness.
He has attended several training on Taxation, Banking Operations, Marketing and Selling Skills, Customer Satisfaction, Anti-Money Laundering and Entrepreneurship Skills.
Mr Akande Alexious Olarinde joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Head of Department, Compliance, Research and Intelligence in October, 2016 .Thereafter, he was Head of Department, Tax Drive, Monitoring and Enforcement and later Head, Road Taxes and Local Government Collection Directorate. He is currently the Head, Road Taxes Directorate.
Sani Isah Adenoi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from University of Science and Technology now known as Odimegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State. He obtained his Masters in Information Technology at the National University of Singapore. He is a Certified Cisco Network Administrator (CCNA, 2011) with Diploma in Mobile Application in New-Delhi, India; he also obtains a certificate course in Big Data and Data Analytics with Pairview Training Academy. A member of IEEE Communication Society (Online Technological Community, Alaska USA).He is also a member of Computer Society of Nigeria.
He served his nation as a Movie Editor and Actor at Oscar Benson Production Company. In 2008, he became the Head Engineer at CAD Consult Ltd. He joined Vivid Global Resources Ltd as Head of Engineering Department in 2010, he supervised the manufacturing of Vivid’s Gps in Shanghai, China He also worked as Support Engineer at Presidential Ball Technologies Nig. Ltd an information and Technology company based in Abuja. As the Managing Director of Speed Universal Prime, he designed and implemented installation of CCTV Cameras, Speed Dome Cameras. He was a Field Software Consultant with Mikap Nigeria Limited with objective of deploying DMS (Distribution Management Solution) and Manager at Zaharia Technologies Enterprises, a software development consultancy Services, Abuja.
He is a Software Developer, System Engineer and Network Expert with 13 years of experience.
Mr Sani Isah Adenoi joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Head of ICT/Helpdesk Directorate in 2017 till date.
Shaibu Oyine Latifatu is a graduate of Accountancy from Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Edo State. She is an Associate Member (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). She served with Delloite & Touche. in the year 2002.
She started her career as an audit trainee with Akintola Williams & Delloite. Kano Branch in 2003 and and rose to the level of Audit Senior. In 2006, she joined Amusa Salami Onukoko & Company, a Chartered Accounting Firm as Senior Auditor. In 2007, she joined Mamuda Nigeria Enterprises, a tannery company in Kano as an Accountant. She became a Reporting Accountant at RMM Global Company Ltd, a processing and exporting company in Kano, 2009. In quest for greener pasture, she became the Assistant Chief Accountant in 2011 at Lela Agro Industries Ltd, a packaging company located in Kano. In 2012, she joined Keffi Flour Mills Limited, Nasarrawa as the Management Accountant.
She is a qualified accountant with over 15 years of experience in Tax Practices, Accounting and Financial Management. A creative, excellent team player with good communication skills –written and verbal, a good planner with ability to work without supervision.
She has attended several trainings amongst which are on Taxation and Tax Practice, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), Leadership and Team Building, Effective Project Management and International Public Sector Account Standard (IPSAS).
Shaibu Oyine Latifatu joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Manager, PAYE Department of the Directorate of Tax Operations in October, 2016 where she rose to become the Head of Department, PAYE in 2017. She bagged an award as the most productive staff in the Directorate of Personal Income & Consumption Tax in the year 2018.
She joined the Management Team of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in 2020 as the Head, Directorate of Business Development, Planning, Research and Statistics (BDPRS), a position she is currently occupying.
She is happily married with children.
Alexander Attai Ocholi is a graduate of Accountancy from Federal Polytechnic Idah. He is a Certified National Accountant and also an Associate Member Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) with over 19 years working experience, spanning through private and public sectors.
He started his career with the defunct NAL Merchant Bank Limited, Head Office, Lagos as the Accounts Officer and Branch Accounts Network in 1996.
He joined Henley Group (Chemiron International/Drury Industries Limited Lagos) in 2001 as Manager Product Costing/ Sales and rose to the post of Deputy General Manager.
In 2007, he moved to Salem University Lokoja and was appointed as Acting Bursar in Feb, 2009 with the following tasks- Coordinating all the activities of Bursary Department which include but not limited to Cash Management, Expenditure Analysis/Classification, Bank Reconciliation, Budgeting and Preparation of Final Accounts. He also chaired the Budget committee on Accreditation that saw to the accreditation of major courses of the Institution by the National Universities Commission.
He became Director Operation/Tax Matters at First Samyu Ltd, Calabar, a firm in charge of Logistic Services of Larfarge Holcim in 2014.
He worked as Senior Team Member, Special Audit and Investigation Team to His Excellency, Executive Governor of Kogi State under the joint co-ordination of Auditor General for State and Local Government in May, 2016.
Mr Alexander Attai Ocholi joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in October, 2016 as Manager, Tax Audit and Compliance Directorate .He was appointed into the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service Management Team as Head of Local Government Collections Directorate in January, 2018 .He is happily married with 2 children.
Mohammed Lawal Ali is an alumnus of the prestigious University of Jos, Jos. He graduated from the Faculty of Management Sciences in 2000 with a B.Sc. Accounting. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
He served with First Bank of Nigeria Plc, Ikare Akoko, Ondo State in 2001 as an Entry Officer. In February, 2003, he joined Zenith Bank Limited (now Plc.), Makurdi as a Teller and rose to the position of a Funds Transfer Officer. In 2006 he joined Access Bank Plc, Makurdi as a Relationship Officer where he was saddled with the responsibility of the retail market segment. In 2008 he got an appointment with Bank PHB Plc Lokoja (now Keystone Bank Limited) as the Head, Retail Banking, where he was promoted to become the Branch Manager in December, 2011 at Keystone Bank Limited a position he maintained until May, 2015.
He was engaged by Igwe Okoh & Co (Chartered Accountants), Makurdi as an Audit Manager in June, 2015. He became the Business Development Manager in Carlcon Global Resources Limited, Abuja, a Free Trade Zone Consultancy Company in May, 2016.
A highly competent and dynamic Accounting, Banking, Taxation and Financial Professional with 16 years progressive hands on experience in taxation, retail, commercial and public sector banking, audit, business development, and finance, accounting and general administration. Counsel high net-worth individuals and corporate clients with regards to investment opportunities, risk analysis, training of subordinates among others.
Mr. Mohammed Lawal Ali joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Manager, PAYE Department of the Directorate of Tax Operations in October, 2016. He was later deployed as Manager, Direct Assessment in the same Directorate. In June, 2017 he was appointed as Head of Department, Direct Assessment. In March 2019 after the reorganisation by the new Executive Chairman he was appointed as Head of Directorate of Informal Sector. He is happily married with three (3) children.
Isah Idris is a graduate of Economics from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is an Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria with 15 years working experience in the private and public sector.
He served with Government Senior Secondary School, Zaria in 2003.In 2004; he joined Juli International College as Subject Teacher .In 2007, he joined Vibrant Ventures Limited, Lagos as the Material/Collateral Officer with the responsibility of tracking stocks under integrated collateral custody, warehouse inspection and analysis.
He has attended several training amongst which is on Taxation, Collateral Management, Leadership and Digital News Management.
He is a dogged writer with passion for excellence, calm, upright and emotionally stable.
Mr Isah Idris joined Kogi State Internal Revenue as Head of Department of Tax Education in October; 2016.He moved to the Management Team of Kogi State Internal Revenue in 2019 as the Head of Directorate of Corporate Communications. He is happily married with lovely children.
Abdul Umar graduated from the Department of Business Administration and Management of the Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa. Thereafter he proceeded to the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he bagged a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and subsequently capped it with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from same University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economists of Nigeria and also a Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.
He observed his Youth Service with the National Productivity Centre Abuja 1999 after which he joined NUB International Bank Limited in 2003 which has metamorphosed into FCMB Limited where he held various positions including Head Credit and Marketing, Branch Head of Operations, Customer Service Manager and Branch Manager respectively.
He is an astute Banker with over 14 years of banking experience. He is a highly professional and self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. His outlook is characterized by integrity, a passion in getting things done, a commitment to excellence and a willingness to learn new skills. An unassuming, organized and a dynamic goal achiever.
He Joined the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in 2016 where he has worked in various directorates as Team Lead Enforcement, Head of Department MDAs and moved to Head of Department MDA – Other Taxes before his recent appointment as the Head of Directorate of Other Taxes.
Hameedat Yusuf holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Micro Biology from the prestigious Bayero University, Kano in 1997.
She served with School of Health Technology, Kano in 1999. She started her career with Chanchangi Airlines as a Ticketing Supervisor in 2000. In quest for a greener pasture, she joined Virgin Atlantic Airways as a Sales Support Executive/Document Fraud Profiler 2005.
She joined Arik Air Limited as a Ticketing Supervisor and later rose to the post of a Ticketing and Reservation Manager 2012
She has 20 years working experience in aviation and tax administration sector. She has attended several trainings amongst which is on Document Fraud, Leadership and Team Building, Corporate Image, Taxation, Project Management, Leadership and Effective Customer Service Management.
Hajia Hameedat Yusuf is versatile, hardworking and her dedication to assigned job function has propelled her to her /present position.
She joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as Route Manager in Lokoja Area Tax Office in November; 2016. She was transferred to Road Taxes Directorate as Unit Head, Vehicle Administration, 2017 due to her excellent performance. She joined the Management Team of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service in 2019 as the Head, Customer Service under the office of the Executive Chairman. She became the Head, Human Resources Directorate in 2020, a position she is currently occupying.
Suleiman Sunday Bajehson holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from Kaduna Polytechnic in 2000 and Post Graduate Diploma in business administration from the same institution in 2004. He is member of the institute of fraud examiner (IFE).
He started his career as a Banker with Union Bank of Nigeria plc. August 1990 in Kaduna and left the Bank June 2014 after 24 years of service. He serves at various branches while in the Bank left the Bank as Head Banking Operations UAC branch Abuja.
He has attended several training on Taxation, Banking Operations, Anti-money Laundry, Global Anti-fraud seminal, Corruption within the Public Sector Methods of Detection and Response, National and International Global Economy Crime and Crime Reduction, Methods of Establishing Good Corporate Governance.
He is a leader, an Ambassador easy going with passion for excellent service strong advocate of precision and rigor, whose core values include Hard work Honesty, Integrity and Trustworthiness.
Mr Bajehson S. Suleiman joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) in October 2016 Department of Monitoring and Enforcement and currently head Directorate of Monitoring & Enforcement.
Hilary Ojomah Egwudah, a graduate of Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, 1999. He obtained his Master in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing from Enugu State University of Science and Technology in 2007.
He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA), also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).
He started his post-graduate career in Sedco Forex (Schlumberger) Nigeria as an Account Trainee in the Finance/Tax Department, 2000.He was retained to work with the organization after his Youth Service based on his performance in Sedco Forex.
He later joined Transocean Nigeria Limited in 2003, the Premier Offshore Drilling Company that broke away from Sedco Forex (Schlumberger) Nigeria, where he rose through the ranks to become Senior Tax Accountant in 2011.
He joined Indigo Drilling Nigeria Limited in 2013 and rose to become Assistant Tax Manager in 2015.
Hilary is an experienced PWC-Trained accomplished financial manager and a Tax Expert. He has extensive experience spanning over fifteen years in the Oil and Gas Industry in Core Accounting and financial management, cost control, Budget planning, Strategy & implementation, including internal control Techniques.
He is an effective communicator, creative, a dedicated and meticulous professional backed with financial discipline, intelligence and due diligence to achieve set targets. Hilary is also a trainer and human developer.
In October, 2016, Hilary Egwudah joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) as Area Tax Manager, Idah Area Tax Office. He was later elevated to join the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service Management Team as Head, Area Tax Offices, a position he is currently occupying.
He is married to Ede Queeneth Egwudah with four children.
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