Politics Senate To Screen Buhari's Nominee, Ayine For Auditor General Today



The Senate Public Accounts Committee will on Monday (today) commence screening of Mr. Anthony Mkpe Ayine as nominee for the vacant position of Auditor General for the Federation

He was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari following his emergence as the best amongst the last three candidates in a keenly contested selection examination organized by the Federal Civil Service Commission. He graduated with B.Sc. (Hons.) degree in accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1985/86 session.


Ayine, from Cross River State is current Auditor General in the employment of Cross River State with over 18 years post professional qualification experience.

The long delay in the appointed of the Auditor General has stalled presentation of the report of the audit of the Federal Government’s 2015 Financial Statement to the National Assembly.