The incoming National Chairperson of the Society of Women in Taxation
(SWIT) Dr. Biola Adimula in the company of the immediate past President
of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), Dame Olajumoke
Simplice, and her team on Friday 23rd July 2021 paid a courtesy visit to
the Executive Chairman, Kwara State Internal Revenue Service ( KW-IRS)
Shade Omoniyi to intimate her of the top gear preparation towards the
investiture ceremony of the 4th National Chairperson of the body
scheduled to hold in Ilorin, Kwara State on Saturday 24th July 2021.
As part of the schedule of the visitation, the visiting team was led to
the Office of the Deputy Governor, Kwara State, Mr. Kayode Alabi by the
Executive Chairman, KW-IRS, Shade Omoniyi as the host of the forthcoming
Dame Olajumoke Simplice in her remarks at the Deputy Governor’s Office
said the purpose of the visit was to inform the Executive Governor,
Mallam Abdulrahman Abdurasaq of the presence of CITN and SWIT Executives
in the State and to also humbly invite him to the investiture ceremony
of the new National Chairperson of SWIT, Dr. Abiola Adimula, who is an
indigene of Kwara State.
She thanked the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Mallam Abdulrahman
Abdulrasaq for the numerous and continuous support he has given to the
CITN and SWIT in the state over the years.
She also lauded the Governor’s decisions for entrusting revenue
administration of the State into the hands of a woman in the person of
Shade Omoniyi who has reciprocated the gesture by elevating revenue
generation of the state into a worthy position within a short period.
In her address, the Executive Chairman, KW-IRS, Shade Omoniyi expressed
appreciation to the Deputy Governor, Mr. Kayode Alabi for the warm
reception and expression of readiness to always assist the parent body
of SWIT at all times.
She expressed joy over the victory of Dr. Abiola Adimula, a woman of
virtue, as the new National President of the SWIT, a feat she described
as unique and double blessings for Kwara state in general.
Omoniyi pledges continuous support for both CITN and SWIT at all levels
of interaction in the country and prayed for a successful investiture
ceremony and term of office for the new National Chairperson.
The Deputy Governor, Kwara State, Mr. Kayode Alabi, welcomed the
visiting team of both bodies to the State, he congratulated the incoming
National Chairperson, Dr. Abiola Adimula for emerging victorious in the
He said the state is proud of her emergence as the new National
Chairperson of the Society of Women in Taxation (SWIT) as an indigene of
the State and will always be ready to ensure she succeed in the office.
He wished her a peaceful and successful investiture ceremony and tenure
Dr. Adimula in her vote of thanks, appreciated the Executive Governor of
Kwara State, Mallam Abdulrahman Abdulrasaq for his support for women in
government and continuous assistance his administration has provided for
CITN and SWIT in Kwara State.
Those in attendance include; Director of Accounts and Finance, KW-IRS
Omolara Ojulari, Deputy Registrar/Chief Executive Technical of CITN,
Afolake Olawunmi Oso, Deputy Vice President CITN, Ohagwa Innocent,
Registrar/Chief Executive, CITN, Adefisayo Awogbade, FIRS State
Coordinator (Kwara, Ekiti, and Ondo) Isola Akingbade, Ag. Head,
Corporate Affairs Department, KW-IRS, Titilayomi Ogunwale, Secretary
LOC, SWIT Kwara State, Mrs. Oluwakemi Obakemi, Financial Secretary,
SWIT, Dr. Odunayo Ani and Kwara State Chairperson SWIT, Mrs. Funmilayo
Corporate Affairs Department, KW-IRS