The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Christopher Gwabin Musa has paid a courtesy call to the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Dr Zacch Adedeji. The CDS said the visit was to officially congratulate the Chairman of FIRS for his appointment by President Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
He said the visit also demonstrates the commitment of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to ensuring the safety of life and property in the country.
He said the Armed Forces would ensure that Federal Inland Revenue Services do its work without encumbrances, stressing that taxation brings awareness and development.
The Chief of Defence Staff said the Armed Forces were working round the clock to bring lasting peace to the country.
Responding, the Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Dr Zacch Adedeji described the Armed Forces as highly disciplined services and critical partners in taxation in the country.
He said the FIRS needs the services of the military to be able to perform its duties without hindrance.
He said the welfare of the military is a top priority for President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The FIRS Chairman also thanked the CDS and the entire Armed Forces for their crucial support to the FIRS.