A befitting eulogy to Mr Hilary Ojomah Egwudah, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Ododo Ahmed Usman,on his golden jubilee birthday

A befitting eulogy to Mr Hilary Ojomah Egwudah, the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Ododo Ahmed Usman,on his golden jubilee birthday

By Otori Ozigi and Muhammed Muktar Idris.

Mr Ojomah is a bridge builder and a complete gentleman that has cultivated a large circle of friends and associates from all over the country.

His lifestyle and modest achievements in life is a testament that he is a pencil in the hands of God, with selfless service in his blood.

The Deputy Chief of Staff to the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Ododo Ahmed Usman,Mr Hilary Ojomah Egwudah is a man destined for greatness living a life worthy of emulation by all and sundry.

His rich profile speaks to his giant strides in various organizations, including the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service, KGIRS ,where he occupied the position of Director Personal Income Tax,before his present appointment as the Deputy Chief of Staff to His Excellency Alhaji Ododo Ahmed Usman.

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The amiable and quintessential trained Accountant is a man with the midas touch.

He is a man with a deep sense of humanity and spirituality with a long history of selfless service to the less privileged ones in the society.

He is an astute tax administrator with indelible mark in the service of KGIRS.

His academic pedigree portray him as a man with unquenchable hunger for self development and personal growth to improve his knowledge and wisdom.

Hilary Ojomah Egwudah is a graduate of Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University Zaria.

He obtained his Master in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing from Enugu State University of Science and Technology in 2007.

He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ACA), also an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (ACTI).


He started his post-graduate career in Sedco Forex (Schlumberger) Nigeria as an Account Trainee in the Finance/Tax Department, 2000.He was retained to work with the organization after his Youth Service based on his performance in Sedco Forex.

He later joined Transocean Nigeria Limited in 2003, the Premier Offshore Drilling Company that broke away from Sedco Forex (Schlumberger) Nigeria, where he rose through the ranks to become Senior Tax Accountant in 2011.

He joined Indigo Drilling Nigeria Limited in 2013 and rose to become Assistant Tax Manager in 2015.

Hilary is an experienced PWC-Trained accomplished financial manager and a Tax Expert. He has extensive experience spanning over fifteen years in the Oil and Gas Industry in Core Accounting and financial management, cost control, Budget planning, Strategy & implementation, including internal control Techniques.

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He has attended several seminars and short Accounting/Tax Courses with certificates.

He is an effective communicator, creative, a dedicated and meticulous professional backed with financial discipline, intelligence and due diligence to achieve set targets. Hilary is also a trainer and human developer.

In October, 2016, Hilary Egwudah joined Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) as Area Tax Manager, Idah Area Tax Office.
He was later elevated to join the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service Management Team as Head, Area Tax Offices.

He was promoted to Director, Personal Income Tax in February 2021.

He is married to Ede Queeneth Egwudah: and blessed with four children..

We wish him continued wisdom, sound health and long life and prosperity

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