30 Oct Anthony Ayine, Auditor-General of the Federation, retires
The Auditor-General of the Federation (AuGF), Anthony Ayine has retired from service. A statement by Rotimi Ajayi said “the most senior director in the office, Adolphus Aghughu would take charge until a substantive Auditor-General is appointed.”
Ayine was appointed the AuGF on Jan. 12, 2017 by President Buhari
He carried out several specialised audits ranging from the Integrated Personnel Payment System; Government Integrated Financial Management and Information; and the Nigerian Immigration Service e-passport system.
He also initiated the Audit Act to help empower the Auditor-General’s office to effectively discharge its responsibility of ensuring government’s accountability to its citizens.