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FG appoints Anamekwe to oversee Office of AGF

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FEDERAL government has approved the appointment of Anamekwe Chukwunyere Nwabuoku to oversee the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF), pending the outcome of ongoing investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) for financial impropriety.

  A statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media and Communications) to the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning ,Yunusa Tanko Abdullahi, on Sunday, in Abuja, said the appointment of the new AOGF came via a letter dated May 20, 2022, and signed by Aliyu Ahmed, Permanent Secretary (Finance), Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

  The statement reads: “in this position, Mr.Anamekwe is expected to carry out his duty in strict compliance with extant rules and observe the highest sense of professionalism expected of an officer working at his level.

  “Mr Anamekwe was born on 15th October, 1962 to the family of Mr Robert O. Anamekwe in Shims, Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. He holds Higher National Diploma (HND) in Accountancy from the Institute of Management and Technology (IMT), Enugu, and Master of Science (M.Sc) in Financial Management from Common Wealth University, Belize.

  “He started his civil service career with the Centre for Democratic Studies (CDS) and rose to the position of Principal Accountant between 1992 and 1995. He was deployed to the Office of the AGF, Abuja, from 1996 to 2001 as Assistant Chief Accountant. He served at the National Assembly, Office of the Senate President from 2001 to 2003 as Special Assistant to the Senate President on Public Affairs and his duties included Advisory Services to the Senate President on Media and other issues.

He assumed duty as Chief Accountant in the Ministry of Defence Headquarters, Abuja, and served as Head of Accounts Administration. Following his promotion to Assistant Director Accounts, he was placed in charge of Funds in the ministry from 2009 to 2012. He became a Deputy Director (Accounts) in 2012 and was deployed to the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) as Supervisory Officer of Ecological Funds Accounts and other related matters.

  “He was promoted to Director (Accounts) in 2017 and was posted to Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation. He was the Director (Finance and Accounts), Ministry of Defence, Headquarters, Abuja, from May 2019 to March, 2021.

“Currently, he is Director, Inspectorate Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, and presently, he is overseeing the office of the Accountant General of the Federation.

  “Mr Anamekwe, who has attended several management courses both locally and internationally, is Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), and member of Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM).”

  Recall that the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris was arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes commission (EFCC) over alleged N80 billion fraud.

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