Ambode nominates Subair as new LIRS boss

Following  the retirement of Folarin Ogunsanwo as the LIRS Chairman, Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has nominated Ayodele Subair, as the Chairman of the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS).

In a letter read on the floor of the  state House of Assembly,  on Monday, Ambode explained that Subair’s nomination followed the retirement of Mr. Folarin Ogunsanwo as LIRS chairman.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Habib Aruna stated that Subair, who was born on May 21, 1960, with  a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from the Metropolitan University of Manchester, United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in Business administration from the University of Lagos, boasts of over thirty-four years working experience.

Subair, who started his  career  with the Price WaterHouse Chartered Accountants before venturing into private practice in 1987, is presently the Managing Partner  of  Hamzat Subair and Co. Chartered Accountants.

He was also the pioneer Director of Lagos State Lotteries Board and had worked with various international agencies such as the International Finance Corporation.

The governor, also on Monday,  approved the appointment of Engr. Abiodun Dabiri as the Managing Director of the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority.

Dabiri joined LAMATA in 2008 and was until his appointment the Head of Procurement/Operational Contract Manager for the Agency.

Born on January 2, 1964, Dabiri holds a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Lagos.

He is a registered engineer with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), corporate member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply Management of  Nigeria.