REVEALED: How Fowler begged Buhari for a 2nd term
The Official letter written by the erswhile Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr Babatunde Fowler, pleading and begging Buhari for a 2nd term, and showcasing his achievements during his tenure has emerged.
The former FIRS boss says he would have helped in the consolidation of previous achievements in the tax sector.
In the letter seen by SKYTREND NEWS and posted here, and written to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. Fowler says reappointing him for a 2nd term would have helped in the consolidation of previous achievements in the tax sector.
However, moves by Fowler for reappointment weren’t successful as he was replaced by Muhammad Nama.
The announcement of Nami’s nomination was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.
The letter written by Fowler to the SGF was dated December 9, 2019, and titled: ‘Re: Notification of Expiration of Tenure as Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service.’
The letter read in part, “I write to notify the Secretary to the Government of the Federation that my first tenure as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) ends today 9th of December, 2019.
“In view of the above, I wish to present myself for reappointment for a second term. This is consistent with the provisions of the FIRS Establishment Act 2007 and would grant me the opportunity to consolidate and build on the achievements we have recorded in the past four years.
“Please find attached the highlights of my achievements during my first tenure in office.
“I would like to put on record my gratitude to Mr. President for the opportunity to serve the nation. I am also thankful for your support in the course of the discharge of my duties. Please accept as always, the assurance of my highest regards.”
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