The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris is now the first President (post chartered) and Chairman of Council, Chartered Institute of Treasury Management (CITM).
The nomination of AGF Idris as he pioneer President of
The Chartered Institute of Treasury Management (CITM), had earlier this month, through the Registrar, Mr. Adedoyin Olumide, announced the nomination if AGF Idris as it’s pioneer President was announced recently by the
Olumide had noted that Idris’ position as the head of the Treasury of the federation and his vast experience in cash management made him eminently qualified to lead the Institute.
A statement by the Director, Information, Press and Public Relations, OAGF, Henshaw Ogubike said, the investiture of AGF Idris as the President and Chairman of Council of the institute took place at an impressive ceremony in Abuja, at which the Registrar, Mr Adedoyin Olumide and other members of the CITM were formally inaugurated.
Speaking after his investiture, where he was also presented with an award and instrument of office, Idris commended the hard work and tenacity of members of the CITM which led to the successful passage and assent of the CITM Establishment Act 2021.
He expressed delight at the honour done him and restated his commitment to serve as the President and Chairman of Council of the Institute. He said as the President, he will lean on the noble objectives of the Institute and will deploy his experiences in the management of the Federal Treasury to promote a robust agenda for the CITM.
Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Aliyu Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed noted that AGF Idris’ appointment was well-deserved considering his position and experience as the Head of the Treasury.
She further noted that since assumption of office in 2015, Idris has led series of reform initiatives to align the Treasury with international best practices, particularly leveraging on Information Technology to automate key processes and procedures for better and ideal public sector accounting and financial management.