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Gov Okowa To Inaugurate Delta Internal Revenue Board On Monday November 25, 2019 @ 2pm



Gov Okowa To Inaugurate Delta Internal Revenue Board On Monday November 25, 2019 @ 2pm

By Fred Latimore Oghenesivbe Esq


Governor of Delta State, Senator Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, will on Monday 25th November, 2019, inaugurate the Delta State Internal Revenue Board with Lion Monday Oyeme as Chairman.

A statement by the Secretary to Delta State Government, SSG, Barrister Chiedu Ebie. has it that the inauguration shall hold at the Unity Hall, Government House, Asaba, to commence exactly 2pm prompt.

It is on official records that the Lion Onyeme led State Internal Revenue Board made tremendous progress during the first term tenure by raising the stake in internal revenue generation, a pleasant development which prompted His Excellency the Governor to reappoint the Chairman and his team for another round of increased revenue generation for the state government.

A graduate of the University of Calabar with Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Accounting in 1990 with Second Class Upper Division, and also a Masters Degree (MA) holder in Business Management from The Northumbria University, Newcastle, Sir Onyeme is a distinguished Fellow of both The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN).

His professional membership also includes Nigeria Institute of Management (NIM), Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria and Association of Certified
Fraud Examiners.

Sir Onyeme, a thoroughbred Chartered Accountant with divers training both Local and International had, prior to his current appointment, held top positions both in Private and Public Sectors which include but not limited to: The Bursar, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), The Chief Accountant and later Bursar of the Federal College of Education (Technical) Asaba, Assistant Chief Accountant (Head, Finance and Supplies) at the National Agriculture Land Development Authority, Asaba, Senior Executive Assistant (Audit) at Commercial Trust Bank, Lagos, Internal auditor of the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), now Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) Lagos Office and Assistant
Lecturer, Federal Polytechnic, Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State.

Sir Onyeme, a Knight of Saint Christopher (KSC) of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion is happily married with children.

The board nominees, their families and other invited guests are to be seated on or before 1:30pm prompt.

Stronger Delta, Let’s Build Together.

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Comrade Kelly Gilor is a graduate of Communication Management from Delta State university (Delsu), Abraka. He believes in Justice and Equity with Good Governance. He is an activist of the Niger Delta.