LAGOS—The United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guterres, has named Mr. Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, as a member of the International Experts Committee on Tax Matters.
The committee has 25 members worldwide.
Fowler’s appointment was conveyed by Minister Plenipotentiary of Nigeria Permanent Mission, New York, Mr. Bolaji Akinremi, in a mail to the FIRS.
In the mail, Akinremi said: “I have great joy to inform you that the UN Secretary-General, H.E Antonio Guterres, has appointed Mr. Babatunde Fowler as one of the 25 members of the prestigious International Experts Committee on Tax Matters for a four-year tenure to commence at the inauguration ceremony in Geneva on 1 October 2017.”
‘’In addition to the notification of the appointment by the SG to the UN Economic Council already placed on the website of the Council, individual letters of appointment would be addressed to the appointee and the appointee is to formally accept the nomination through a letter of acceptance addressed to the UNSG through the Nigeria Permanent Mission New York.