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Fowler elected chairperson of ATAF

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Ife Ogunfuwa The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, Mr. Babatunde Fowler, has been elected as the Council Chairperson of the African Tax Administration Forum. The FIRS, in statement signed by its Head of Communications, Wahab Gbadamosi, said Fowler emerged the winner of the keenly contested election during the forum’s 4th general assembly […]

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