Olawale Ibrahim, Lokoja
The Chairman Forum of Commissioners of Finance of Nigeria, Asiwaju Idris Ashiru, has on behalf of the forum congratulated the newly appointed Finance Minister, Hajia Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed on her well deserved reappointment.
Ashiru who is also the Kogi State Commissioner of Finance, stated this in a statement signed by him copy of which was made available to journalists in Lokoja ,stated that the reappointment as Minister of Finance is a reward for her hard work and diligence to duty.
Ashiru described the Federal Executive Council Member that was reappointed as a Round Peg In Round hole, said her reappointment and elevation as Finance Minister, Budget and National Planning would help in sustaining the achievements made by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration in building a solid economy.
“The forum felicitates with Hajia Zainab Ahmed over her reappointment as Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, describing her choice for the ministry as right steps in right direction”, he said.
He added that if not for her hard work and meticulous handling of the Finance Ministry when she first served that brought out her financial and managerial prowess, President Muhammadu Buhari would not have added another ministry to her office, described her as a rare financial gem who has shown capacity.
The commissioner for finance described the Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister as an embodiment of economic and development policies that helped bailed the country out of the bad economic policies of the past, stressing that her appointment is a blessing to the economic and finance sector.
The statement further said it has no doubt in the continued capacity and sagacity of Hajia Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed to deliver on her new assignment ,adding that as a financial expert of no mean standing, expressed confidence that she would surpass past records.
“The forum expressed its deep appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for the confidence reposed on the reappointed and promoted Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister, assured that Hajia Zainab Ahmed would justify the reappointment.
“Wishing the new Finance, Budget and Planning Minister a successful tenure as she bring her vast experience to bear in the management of the nations financial sector, the forum prayed God to protect and guide her as she pilots the affairs of the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to an enviable heights”. he noted.