AGF Ahmed Idris congratulates CITM on presidential assent, accepts nomination as pioneer President

The Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris (4th Left), flanked on his immediate left by the Registrar, Chartered Institute of Treasury Management (CITM), Mr Olumide Adedoyin during a working visit by CITM Council members to the Treasury House, Abuja.

The Chartered Institute of Treasury Management (CITM) on Friday, appealed to the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris to accept to serve as pioneer President of the institute. The appeal followed the nomination of the Accountant General for the highly regarded office. It could be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari recently gave assent to the Act establishing the Institute.

Director, Information, Press and Public Relations in the Office of the Accountant General, Mr Henshaw Ogubike who confirmed the development to our correspondent on Friday, said the nomination, which was announced by the Registrar of the CITN, Mr. Olumide Adedoyin was motivated by the high hope that “the Accountant General of the Federation will provide purposeful and result-oriented leadership need for the Institute.”

Mr. Adedoyin explained that if Mr Ahmed Idris accepts the nomination, his position as President will be ratified through voting by members of Council.

Mr. Adedoyin, who led a team of council members to present the charter of the Institute to the Accountant-General of the Federation, noted that Idris’ position as the head of the Treasury of the federation and his vast experience in cash management made him eminently qualified to lead the Institute.

In his response, the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris accepted his nomination as the pioneer President of the Institute.

He congratulated the Council of the Institute for securing presidential assent for the Act establishing the Institute, and commended them for diligently handling the affairs of the institute.

Idris, who prayed for strength and courage to successfully pilot the affairs of the Institute, tasked members to undertake research and come up will viable ideas that will add value to government’s reform initiatives.

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