Governor Abiodun appoints Olaleye as Chairman of Ogun State Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS)
The Governor of Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Olugbenga Anthony Olaleye as the new chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (OGIRS).
Olaleye, who is a renowned accountant, auditor, mortgage banker and tax consultant, came to this placement with over 34 years of experience.
According to a statement issued by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Kunle Somorin, the new OGIRS chairmen started his career with extensive exposure in Accounting, Audit, and Tax Management Consulting with international firms of Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria).
“A distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (FCA), a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute of Nigeria (FCTI) and a John Maxwell (JMT) certified coach,” the statement read.
“ A well-trained Tax, Accounting and Management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies, Olaleye had his first degree in 1984 from the University of Calabar and was the best graduating student for in Mathematic/Education Department. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989, became a Fellow of ICAN in 1997. He became a Fellow of the Chartered Taxation Institute (FCTI) of Nigeria in 2011.
“He had two international mini-MBA Certifications from CWC School for Energy and American Management Association (AMA), USA. Gbenga has attended various international and in-country Management Development Programmes with renowned organisations such as Lagos Business School (LBS), Management Centre Europe (MCE), PetroSkills USA, to mention a few.
“His major skills cover almost all areas of Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Management Consulting, Corporate Finance, Receiverships & Liquidations, Project Evaluation, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Controls & Compliance, Strategic Planning and People Development. He is also culturally sensitive to enabling environment and the people.”