Lagos Senators reject Buhari’s AMCON nominee

OrderPaperToday – Lagos state Senators submitted a petition at the red chamber rejecting the nomination of Muiz Banire as Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

Recall that on July 18, President Muhammadu Buhari requested for confirmation of Mr Banire (SAN) as Chairman of AMCON.

Banire is an indigene of Lagos state.

Senator Solomon Adeola (APC, Lagos) laid the petition at plenary on behalf his state counterparts.

Senator Adeola 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.’’

The Senate President then referred the matter to the Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions.

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