The Governor of Gombe State, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has ordered the immediate suspension of the Chairman and Members of the Gombe state Board of Internal Revenue (BOIR).
A statement signed by Mr. Ismaila Uba Misilli, the Senior Special Assistant
on Media and Publicity to the governor, sent to Nigerian Cable news online confirmed the development.
According to the statement, the Chairman, Salisu Adamu Dukku is to hand over the Affairs of the Board to Abubakar Inuwa Tata, Chairman, Fiscal Responsibility Commission who will take charge as administrator pending further action. Equally, the chairman and the following members; Abubakar Magaji Difa, Ismail Ishaq and Umar Shamaki Tula are to report to the Office of the Secretary to the State Government for further instructions.
In the same vein, the following Senior Management staff have been directed to hand over to their immediate subordinates and report to the Office of the Head of Service for further Instructions.
They are: Sadiq Abubakar Mohammed – Head of Department, Collection
Sulaiman Adamu- Head of Department, Internal Control and Mohammed Usman Bello- State Motor Registrar.