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
and how we do it
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.
Mallam Yusufu Abubakar
Acting Executive Chairman
Abubakar Mohammed Bello
Admin & Finance
Tax Audit & Compliance
Hilary Ojomah Egwudah
Personal Income Tax
Saidu Isah Okino
Legal Services & Enforcement
Road Taxes & Other Revenue
Mallam Yusufu Abubakar is the Acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service.
He is a focused, self-driven, creative, resourceful, forward-looking professional with an extensive banking experience in Nigeria.
Mallam Yusufu Abubakar is an alumnus of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Bayero University, Kano. In his quest for more knowledge and self-development, he got an additional Master’s Degree in Islamic Banking and Finance from Bayero University, Kano, and other several local and international seminars and trainings.
He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Career wise, he has over 16 years of banking experience across three different major banks in Nigeria.
He was a Jaiz Bank Member, Management Committee (MANCO), and Member, Asset & Liability Committee (ALCO), also Member, Management Investment Committee (MIC), and Member, Branch Development Committee (BDC).
During his banking career, he midwifed and established some Coaching Programmes viz. Basic Islamic Banking Course, Micro Non-Interest Finance Study Tour, The Art of Selling Islamic Banking Products, Islamic Fund Management, Sukuk and Capital Market Instruments, Islamic Capital Markets, and he ensured high returns on investment.
He is a turn-around Manager, a transformational leader, bound by the ambition to achieve business objectives and with excellence.
He was appointed as the Acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, in December 2020, by the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to enhance the revenue growth of the State to finance its developmental projects.
Abubakar Mohammed Bellos is the Director of Finance and Administration. Kogi State Internal Revenue Services. He is an energetic, self-driven, creative, resourceful, forward-looking team professional with an extensive banking experience both locally and internationally.
Mr. Abubakar Mohammed Bello is an Alumnus of Kogi State Polytechnic Lokoja with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Public Administration and Post Graduate Diploma(PGD) in Public Administration from Kogi State University, Anyigba.
He also attended Abrose Alli University, Ekpoma for His Master in Public Administration (MPA). In his quest for more knowledge and Self-development, he is currently working on his PhD. Public Administration at International University of Bamenda.
He is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Management (MNIM), a fellow of Institute of Corporate Administration of Nigeria (FCAIN), Member of Institute of Business Diplomacy and Financial Management (IBDFM), a fellow of Institute of Organisational and Administrative Risk Management (IOARM) and currently in affiliation with Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN),Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria(CITN) and Chartered Institute of Human Capital Development (CIHCD).
Career wise, He has over 29-years banking experience with First Bank of Nigeria Plc, where he rose to management level.
He headed several posts amongst others such as: Head Branch Operations Services, and Human Resource/Administration. Also, Save Sanity Foundation International, Abuja a non-governmental organisation.
He has attended several training on Banking Operations (foreign and domestic), Risk Asset Management, Fraud Detection, Prevention and Control, Relationship Management, Credit Concept and Management, Business Advisory and Consultative Skills, Business Value and Professional Behaviours, Complaints Management Training etc.
He is a highly creative and amiable team player with strong interpersonal and organization skill with a robust sense of details and hunger for knowledge. He has ability to work with minimum supervision and capacity to grasp complex matters. He is exposed and has a wide depth of skills in interpretation of financial information. During his banking-career, he midwifed market expansion and business development and ensured high returns on investment. He is a turn-around Manager, a transformational leader, bound by the ambition to achieve business objectives with excellence.
Mr Abubakar Mohammed Bello joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) in 2021 as Director of Finance and Administration to enhance revenue growth to finance her developmental projects.
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.
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.
Barrister Saidu Isah Okino is the Director of Legal and Enforcement, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service. He is a focused, self – driven and energetic legal Advisor with over twenty years of experience in all legal matters. He is a business law expert, and skillful at criminal and civil litigation. He excels at critical thinking and legal drafting as well as liaising with all government key agencies and parastatals on legal issues.
Barrister Saidu Isah Okino is an alumnus of Bayero University, Kano, with a Bachelor of Law degree and a Master’s LLM degree from University of Ilorin, Nigeria, and attended several other local and international seminars and conferences.
He attended Nigeria Law School in 1999 – 2000, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 2001.
He is a member of the Nigeria Bar Association. He was the Resident State Counsel in Okene Zonal Offices of Kogi State Ministry of Justice for over ten years before being posted to the Headquarters in Lokoja.
He is a turn – around legal Advisor, promoted as Assistant Director, Civil Litigation, and works directly with the Director of Civil Litigation, Ministry of Justice, Lokoja, Kogi State.
He was with Bureau of Lands and Urban Development as the Head of Legal Services in the year 2020, and joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) as Director of Legal and Enforcement in 2021.
He is a transformational lawyer and has passion for commitment to work with ambition to achieve set objectives with excellence.
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).
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