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Kwara Appoints University Don as Pioneer Head of Revenue Service

Date: 2015-09-28


The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has approved the appointment of Dr. Muritala Awodun as the pioneer Executive Chairman of Kwara State Internal Revenue Service(KWIRS) and Dr. Isaac Gbenle as its new Director of Field Operation, Processes and Research.

According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, the appointments were made following a rigorous selection and interview process to ensue that only the best candidates were appointed in view of the strategic importance of the KWIRS.

Until his appointment, the new Executive Chairman of the State Revenue Service, was the Dean of the School of Business and Governance ( SBG ), Kwara State University, Malete. He was also the founding Director of KWASU Centre for Entrepreneurship, 2009-2014 and the founding Head of the Department of Management Sciences.

Dr. Awodun holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics, a Master of Science Degree in Economics, and a Ph.D in International Business.

Dr. Awodun is also a Fellow of the Institute of Entrepreneurs, Nigeria, and the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria. He was an alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School Executive Education Program and Massachusetts Institute of Technology ( MIT).

Dr. Isaac Gbenle, the new Director Operation, Processes and Research is a recognized leader in IT Assurance and Security, and an expert in Enterprise IT and governance. He has a Bachelors degree in Economics, Master degree in Business Administration, and PhD in IT Assurance & Security.

Dr. Gbenle has directed and managed IT strategic and operational planning, and established appropriate governance structures, frameworks and tools that supported the business needs of several organizations.

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