From L - R, Director of Legal Mrs Abosede Olukolu, Chairman LIRS Babatunde Fowler, Deputy Director Mrs Olanike Disu, Deputy Director Oseni Adekunle, Director of PIT Adeniyi Olanrewaju, Director of Accounts Aderibigbe Kehinde, Director of Admin and Finanace Ogunsanya Faramade, Board Secretary Bicci Ali and Director of Tax Audit Abass Fatai.
Appointment and Composition of Members
Members of the board shall be appointed by the Governor and shall comprise: (a) The Chairman who shall be (i) Appointed from a relevant and recognized professional body; (ii) A person knowledgeable and experienced in tax matters (iii)The Executive head of the Internal Revenue Service (b) Five Directors or Heads of Department who shall be appointed from the following Ministries on the recommendation of the commissioner, (i) Finance (ii) Budget and Planning (iii) Lands (iv) Commerce and (c ) Two persons from the Internal Revenue Service not below the Level of a Director (d) The Honourable Attorney-General or his representative who shall be an officer not below the Level of a Director (e) Three other persons who shall be members of a relevant professional body and knowledgeable in tax matters to be nominated by the Governor on their personal merit; and (f) The Secretary to the Internal Revenue Service who shall also be the Secretary and an ex-officio member of the Board. (2)The appointment of the Chairman of the Board shall be subject to the approval of the House of Assembly.
Tenure and Remuneration of Members
Members of the Board shall hold office for a period 5 years in the first instance but may remain in office after the expiration of their term pending the reconstitution of the Board. The Chairman and members of the Board excluding ex-officio members shall be paid such emoluments, allowances and benefits as the Governor may, from time to time determinent.
Secretary to the Board
The Secretary to the Board shall: (a) Issue notices of meetings of the Board; (b) Keep the records of the proceedings of the Board and (c) Carry out such duties as the Chairman or the Board may from time to time.
Meetings of the Board
The Secretary shall summon a meeting of the Board whenever business requiring its attention warrants, on the request of the Chairman or any three members of the board. (1) Any five members of the Board, one of which may be the Chairman or a Director, shall constitute a quorum. (2)A majority decision of the members on any matter obtained by the Secretary in written correspondences shall be treated in all respects as though it were a decision of the Board in an actual meeting unless any member has requested the submission of the matter to such meeting.