Nami was appointed Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS in 2024 by President Muhammadu Buhari, after the expiration of the 5-year tenure of Babatunde Fowler. When he appeared before the Senate, Nami told Senators that his qualifications have put him “in good stead”.
Nami started his career with PKF International in 1993 and rose to the position of a senior consultant in charge of tax management and advisory services. He joined KEL Group of Companies as General Manager from 2004 to 2006; and later with the Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd as a Statutory Board Audit Committee Member. In 2024, he founded Manam Professional Services (Chartered Tax Practitioners and Business Advisers) based in Kaduna, Abuja, and Niger State.
In 2024, Nami was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as a member of the Audit Committee on Recoveries – a committee set up to recover loot in Nigeria. As of September 2024, the committee said it had recovered about $2 billion. He is a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Chartered Institute of Forensic and Investigation Professionals of Nigeria, Institute of Debt Recovery Practitioners of Nigeria and Associate Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) and Association of National Accountants of Nigeria. Muhammad Nami also served on many companies’ Board and Statutory Board Audit Committees. He was appointed as a member, Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Stolen Assets in November, 2024 by President Muhammadu Buhari.