The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has nominated Mr. Ayodele Subair, as the Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, following the sack of the State’s tax boss last.
In a letter to the state House of Assembly, which was read on the floor of the House on Monday, Ambode, explained that Subair’s nomination followed the compulsory retirement of Mr. Folarin Ogunsanwo as LIRS chairman.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Subair was born on May 21, 1960, and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the Metropolitan University of Manchester, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in Business administration from the University of Lagos.
It added that Subair had over thirty-four years working experience and that he started his career with the Price WaterHouse Chartered Accountants before venturing into private practice in 1987 with Hamzat Subair and Co. Chartered Accountants where he is the Managing Partner.
He was the pioneer Director of Lagos State Lotteries Board and worked with various international agencies such as the International Finance Corporation.
Also, Ambode approved the appointment of Engr. Abiodun Dabiri as the Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority.
Dabiri joined LAMATA in 2008 and was until his appointment the Head of Procurement/Operational Contract Manager for the Agency.
Born on January 2, 1964, he holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos.
He is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of Nigeria.