AGF Idris sworn-in as first president of Chartered Institute of Treasury Management


 •Inauguration and investiture of AGF Ahmed Idris fcna FITM (Middle)
as the President Chartered Institute of Treasury management at 
international conference center, Abuja


By Henshaw Ogubike 

The Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris FCNA, FITM has been
 sworn-in as the first President (post chartered) and Chairman of Council,
 Chartered Institute of Treasury Management (CITM). 

The nomination of AGF Idris as the pioneer President of the Chartered Institute 
of Treasury Management (CITM) was announced recently by the Registrar of the 
Institute, Mr. Adedoyin Olumide.

Mr. Olumide had pointed out that AGF Idris' position as the Head of the Treasury
 of the Federation and his vast experience in cash management made him eminently 
qualified to lead the CITM. 

The investiture of AGF Idris as the President and Chairman of Council of the
 CITM took place at an impressive ceremony in Abuja, at which the Registrar, 
Mr Adedoyin Olumide and other members of the CITM were formally inaugurated. 

At the occasion, AGF Idris was presented with an award and instrument of office 
as the first President and Chairman of Council of the CITM.   

Speaking after his investiture, Idris commended the hard work and tenacity of
 members of the CITM which led to the successful passage and assent of the CITM
 Establishment Act 2021.

He stated that the vision and mission of the CITM is to build a world class 
treasury personnel that are conversant with the complexities of modern treasury
 management and could compete effectively and manage public, corporate and private 

He expressed delight at the honour done him and restated his commitment to serve as
 the President and Chairman of Council of the Institute. He said as the President, 
he will lean on the noble objectives of the Institute and will deploy his experiences 
 in the management of the Federal Treasury to promote a robust agenda for the CITM.

In a goodwill message, the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, 
Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed congratulated the Accountant General of the Federation
 on his inauguration as the first President of the CITM. 

Represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr Aliyu Ahmed; 
the Minister noted that AGF Idris' appointment was well-deserved considering his position 
and experience as the Head of the Treasury. 

She noted that since assumption of office in 2015, Idris has led series of reform 
initiatives to align the Treasury with international best practices, particularly 
leveraging on Information Technology to automate key processes and procedures for 
better and ideal public sector accounting and financial management. 

Henshaw Ogubike mnipr
Director (Information, Press and Public Relations)


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