Adebayo Adenrele

Governor Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji of Ekiti State has appointed Olatona Olaniran as the Chairman, Internal Revenue Service.

In a statement signed and made available to Newsmen in Ado-Ekiti by Chief Press Secretary, Yinka Oyebode, the appointment takes effect from Tuesday, 1st November, 2022.

The statement reads, “Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji has appointed Mr Rufus Olaniran Olatona as Chairman of the State’s Internal Revenue Service.

“The appointment takes effect from November 1, 2022.

“Olatona, who hails from Okemesi- Ekiti is a chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. He holds an HND in Accountancy from the Yaba College of Technology, Lagos (1992), and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile- Ife (2010).

“A financial expert of repute, Olatona, until his appointment, was the Group Chief Financial Officer, Loatsad Promomedia Limited, a Lagos based holding company with interests in advertising and multimedia, where his key responsibilities also include coordinating the company’s relationship with regulatory institutions.

“He had earlier in 2009 served as a Tax Consultant to Ekiti State Government.”

“The Governor wishes the new IRS Chairman success in the new assignment.”