President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday made his first senior cadre appointment, naming Mohammed Dikwa as Nigeria’s new acting Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF). The appointment, which takes immediate effect from June 12, 2015, followed the retirement from service of Jonas Otunla.The appointment, which takes immediate effect from June 12, 2015, followed the retirement from service of Jonas Otunla. Until his appointment, Mr. Dikwa was the Director, Funds Department in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation.
Mr. Dikwa would hold the office until a substantive Accountant-General is appointed by the president.
Mr. Dikwa, who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accountancy and a Masters in Business Administration and Finance, attended the Senior Executive Course 34, 2014 at the National Institute of for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru.
A professional Accountant and Member of many Professional Bodies, Mr. Dikwa is a Fellow Certified National Accountant; Fellow Charted Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, among others.