Mr. Anamekwe Nwabuoku has been appointed as acting Accountant General of the Federation by the Federal Government.
Aliyu Ahmed, the Permanent Secretary in the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, announced Nwabuoku’s appointment in a letter dated May 20th, 2022.
Bashir Ahmad, a former aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, also confirmed 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.
Nwabuoku is expected to carry out his duties in strict compliance with extant rules and observe the highest sense of professionalism.
His appointment followed the suspension of Ahmed Idris who is being investigated for allegedly stealing N80 billion.