Buhari’s daughter appointed to CIFCFEN board


Fatima Buhari, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly been appointed as a member of the board of trustees of the Chartered Institute of Forensics and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria (CIFCFEN).

The investiture took place recently at ANAN House in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

The investiture also witnessed the second direct induction of 17 members to the institute.


Speaking at the ceremony, Iliyasu Gashinbaki, CIFCFEN’s president, said Ms Buhari joins the board with a wealth of experience garnered from the public sector and international organisations.

In her remarks, Ms Buhari thanked the institute for considering her worthy of the appointment and pledged to justify the confidence reposed in her.

A statement issued by the institute indicates Ms Buhari holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; postgraduate in Accounting and Finance from Stratford College of Business and Management UK; Masters in business administration from Anglia Ruskin University, UK and Masters in Human Resource Management from the University of Northampton, UK.

She is also a fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN).

CIFCFEN was established by ANAN to provide core professionals in the specialised fields of forensic accounting and fraud examination in Nigeria.

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