Senate confirms Muiz Banire as AMCON chairman

Muiz Banire has been confirmed as AMCON chairman
Muiz Banire has been confirmed as AMCON chairman

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointments of
Muiz Banire as chairman of the governing board of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) and Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria.

The two confirmations were announced by the Senate on its Twitter handle, @NGRSenate.

Nigerian Senate has confirmed Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as CBN deputy governor
Nigerian Senate has confirmed Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as CBN deputy governor

The confirmation of the two appointments followed the recommendations of the Senate committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, headed by Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.

President Muhammadu Buhari had nominated Shonubi for the CBN post in June. The president’s letter was read on 3 July, weeks before the senate went on its long recess on 25 July.

Buhari sent Banire’s nomination to the Senate for approval on July 18. Banire from Lagos, is a senior advocate of Nigeria, a former commissioner in Lagos and the pioneer legal secretary of the All Progressives Congress.

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