Senate has Receives petition to reject Muiz Banire as AMCON Chairman

It was recalled the the president, Muhammad Buhari few days ago appointed Mr Muiz Banire as AMCON chairman, but the appointment was subject to the approval of the senate. The Senate has today, Tuesday received a petition to reject the nomination of Mr Muiz Banire as chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria .

Senator Solomon Adeola (APC-Lagos), who laid the petition at plenary, said “there is a petition here from my constituents on the nomination of Muiz Banire as AMCON chairman.

“Enclosed are the signatures of the three senators from Lagos State against the nomination.’’

In his remarks, President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, asked the lawmaker to lay the petition, and referred it to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.

On July 18, the senate acknowledged receipt of the request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of Banire (SAN) as Chairman, Governing Board of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria.

The request was in compliance with Section 10(1) of the AMCON Act 2010.

The Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Matters screened the nominee on Monday, but the Senate is yet to confirm him.



Source: Punch