Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Senate confirms Aghughu Adolphus as new Auditor-General

Aghughu Adolphus has been confirmed by the Senate for appointment as Auditor-General for the Federation, following a nomination by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The confirmation was sequel to the presentation and consideration of a report of the Committee on Public Accounts by the Chairman, Sen. Urhoghide Mathew (PDP-Edo).

Mr. Urhoghide in his presentation, said that the committee after screening, found the nominee qualified to be appointed, given his experiences, pedigree and performance over the years at the Audit House.

A profile on the website of Audit House says Mr. Adolphus  was born on 7th September 1962 and hails from Idima Ewatto, Esan South East LGA in Edo State.

He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Bendel State University (Now Edo State University), Ekpoma in 1986. He also holds a master’s degree in Economics from University of Benin and is currently a doctoral student at Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

Mr. Adolphus is a Fellow of Association of National Accountant of Nigeria (ANAN), and a member of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACT l) and Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered).

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