JUST IN: Kano Governor, Yusuf, Shakes-up Internal Revenue Service, Sacks Eight Directors


The Kano State Government has fired eight directors from its Internal Revenue Service (KIRS) in a major shakeup to improve the revenue-generating body.

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, who was recently affirmed by the Supreme Court, approved the dismissals.

“As part of the ongoing efforts towards achieving the desired objectives of the present government,” a KIRS circular signed by Chairman Sani Abdulkadir Dambo stated.

The sacked directors include the Director of Assessment, Muhammad Kabir Umar; Director of Human Resources, Kabiru Magaji; Director of Government Business, Ibrahim Sammani; Aminu Umar Kawu, Director of Road and Other Taxes, and Muhd Auwal Abdullahi, Director of Tax Audit, Investigation and Debt Management.


Others affected are Abubakar Garba Yusuf, Director of ICT, Hamisu Ado Magaji, Director of PAYE, and Bashir Yusuf Madobi, Director of Legal and Enforcement.


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