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Senate Confirms Banire As AMCON Chairman
Muiz Banire

Senate Confirms Banire As AMCON Chairman

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed Muiz Banire as chairman of the governing board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Banire, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), was nominated for the position by President Muhammadu Buhari in July.

The former legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was confirmed after a report was presented by Rafiu Ibrahim, chairman senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions.

The lawmakers confirmed him after it was put to a voice vote by Senate President Bukola Saraki.

All the senators from Lagos state had kicked against the nomination and submitted a petition to stop Banire’s confirmation.

But the SAN had reacted saying that he did not need a political job to survive.

“In the first place, let me recognize the constitutional right of the three senators to express their views without

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