President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed‎ Idris as the new Accountant General of the Federation.‎ 

The appointment was made public by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, through a statement by his Director of Communications, Haruna Imrana in Abuja today. 
Until his appointment, the 50 year-old Kano indigene‎ was a Director of Finance and Accounts in the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel