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Edun to declare open FIRS retreat on Thursday

Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS)

Wale Edun, minister of finance and coordinating minister of the economy, will on Thursday, declare open a two-day strategic management meeting of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

The retreat, scheduled to hold at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, will focus on the theme ‘Reimagining tax administration for equity and economic growth.’

A statement by Dare Adekanmbi, the special adviser on media to Zacch Adedeji, chairman of FIRS, said the finance minister would deliver a goodwill message and join Adedeji to unveil the new direction to directors and other key members of the FIRS management team.

The objective of the retreat is to ensure that “all directors are fully informed and aligned with the strategic direction of the Executive Chairman of FIRS, solidifying a foundation for unified action.

“We will also be engaging critical external stakeholders in government, professional bodies, and organised private sector about the renewed and refocused strategy of the FIRS.

“At the end of the retreat, participants are expected to have a comprehensive understanding of the new organisational structure and its implications for their roles.

“We will leave with a shared vision for a modernized tax administration that is both equitable and growth-oriented, inspiring confidence and excitement for the future,” the statement said.