EFCC GRILLS FORMER FIRS CHAIRMAN FOWLER
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has summoned a former Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS), Babatunde Fowler.
Fowler, who was also a former Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service, is currently being interrogated at the Lagos office of the EFCC.
The spokesman of the Anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed this on Monday, November 2.
He said, “He was invited to the commission and he responded today at our zonal office in Lagos.”
Fowler was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 after a query for worsening tax revenues since 2015.
President Buhari replaced him with Muhammad Nami, a tax consultant, as the new chairman of the tax agency.