James Awam Jr.
James Awam Jr. is a former
Assistant Board Secretary for the Lagos
State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) in
Lagos, Nigeria. With experience in
banking, consulting and public relations,
he offers a diverse background in various
Working closely alongside his mentor Dr.
William Fowler for years, he discovered
new passion for public service and
leadership which led him to receive a
certificate in Public Administration
Executive Leadership from Rutgers
He holds a B.Sc. in Business
Administration from Ahmadu Bello
University, Zaria (Northern Nigeria) and a
Master’s degree in Project Management
from The Robert Gordon University,
Aberdeen (United Kingdom).
James currently resides in the US and is
a member of the Project Management
Institute (PMI) and the Chicago Council
on Global Affairs.
Where to find James Awam Jr. online
Where to buy in print
Heirs of a Heritage
by James Awam Jr.
With the development of a modern tax administration, Lagos State has begun to chart a course of stable progress never before seen in Nigeria. Public projects to improve mass transport, infrastructure, and important social services have been funded largely by tax revenues instead of oil revenues, creating a much more sustainable government budget...
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