IMD: FIRS Boss Salutes mothers for family, nation-building sacrifices



Muhammad Mamman Nami, Executive Chairman

Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Muhammad Nami, has lauded Nigerian mothers and their counterparts globally for their untiring contributions to stability and national development.

 Mr. Nami gave the commendation on the occasion of this year’s International Mother’s Day in a statement issued at the weekend in Abuja.

   The FIRS executive chairman commended mothers for their “tenacity of purpose and leadership in situations of distress” like the ongoing -19 pandemic, stressing that “sadly, mothers have become the carriers of the burdens of the society especially in times of insecurity, wars, pandemics, and other eventualities.”

 Mr. Nami called on “governments all the world to evolve programmes of support and empowerment for mothers and their children.”

 On the part of the FIRS, Mr. Nami disclosed that the Service is “supportive of women and mothers in their respective desire to become professionals in their chosen careers. Today, there are more female directors in the Service than any other time before now. This is our own way of empowering the women and mothers to be able to provide care and support to their families and the society.”

 He also noted that “the Federal Government has equally appointed more women into of authority than any previous administration. This is heartwarming considering the enormous potentials with which the women are endowed.”

 Mr. Nami urged all “women and mothers to continue to be positive role models by weaning their children off negative vices such as kidnapping, thuggery, thievery, drug abuse, and other of criminality. Our women and mothers have a great role to play in bringing an to the spate of insecurity in our dear country.”

 The statement reads in full:

 “On the occasion of this year’s International Mother’s Day, I felicitate with the mothers across the world and commend their resilience, tenacity of purpose and leadership especially in situations of distress. I particularly wish to identify with the mothers are having to grapple with the hardship occasioned outbreak of the -19 pandemic which has disrupted businesses globally on which most of them and their children depend for their livelihood.

 “I also recognise the position of mothers as the bedrock of the which is the nucleus of the society. This makes them important in the life of every society as they serve as agents of positive value orientation and social engineering. Sadly, mothers have become the carriers of the burdens of the society especially in times of insecurity, wars, pandemics, and other eventualities. I therefore call on governments all the world to evolve programmes of support and empowerment for mothers and their children.

 “We, at the FIRS, are supportive of women and mothers in their respective desire to become professionals in their chosen careers. Today, there are more female directors in the Service than any other time before now. This is our own way of empowering the women and mothers to be able to provide care and support to their families and the society.

 “The Federal Government has equally appointed more women into of authority than any previous administration. This is heartwarming considering the enormous potentials with which the women are endowed. I want to use this occasion to urge women and mothers to continue to be positive role models by weaning their children off negative vices such kidnapping, thuggery, thievery, drug abuse, and other of criminality. Our women and mothers have a great role to play in bringing an to the spate of insecurity in our dear country.

 “Once again, I congratulate all mothers across the world as they mark this year’s International Mother’s Day.”

Muhammad Nami

Executive Chairman

Federal Inland Revenue Service

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