The transformation of Kwara State Board of Internal Revenue (KBIR) to Kwara State Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) as well as its achievements has continued to receive commendations from other State Revenue Services. The Osun Internal Revenue Service (OSIRS) on 27th August, 2018 visited Kwara State Revenue House to understudy its process. The team from OSIRS included the Board Secretary of Osun Internal Revenue Service (OSIRS) Mrs Oluwatosin Falomo, Esq and the Head of Information Technology, Mrs Mary Adeyemi.
The Board Secretary commended the KW-IRS Executive Chairman, Dr Muritala Awodun for his efforts in improving the Internally Generated Revenue of Kwara State describing it as a model for other States. She said the overwhelming strides KW-IRS has recorded in revenue drive and the implementation of law and autonomy is the main factor that necessitated the visit to Kwara State.
In his welcome address, the Director of Special Duties, Mr Segun Olaniyi appreciated the officials of Osun State Internal Revenue Service (OSIRS) for considering KW-IRS a model in revenue administration. He attributed the success of the Service to the Executive Chairman, Dr Muritala Awodun whose initiatives have made the Kwara revenue reforms attainable.
After an intensive interaction session where experience was shared and ideas were borrowed and brainstormed, Mrs Oluwatosin Folomo appreciated the KW-IRS team. She stated every of the management she has had to engage have always been supportive. She expressed hope for continuous opportunity to drink from the fountain of KW-IRS knowledge and hoped to invite KW-IRS to witness the celebration when successes from the information shared are attained.
The study was attended by the Director of Admin and Operations Mrs Adenike Babajamu, Director of Special Duties, Mr Segun Olaniyi, Director Corporates, Alhaji Nuhu Olaide Muhammed, Deputy Director Internal Audit, Mrs Omolara Ojulari, Head of ICT, Mr Temi Kolawole and Head of Corporate Affairs, Mrs Habibah Aiyelabegan.