Report on Interest

Buhari sacks AMCON boss, Banire, appoints Adamu

By News Desk

Not minding the achievements put forward by the Chairman of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Dr. Muiz Banire, to seek for tenure elongation, President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm the nomination of Edward Adamu, as new boss of the corporation.

Buhari also named other members of the board of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in his letter sent on Tuesday to the Senate, seeking the lawmakers’ approval.

The appointment of Adamu marked the end AMCON boss who was before his appointment the legal adviser to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the country.

For FIRS, other nominees were: James Yakwen Ayuba (North Central), Ado Danjuma (North West), Adam Baba Mohammed (North East), A. Ikeme Osakwe (South East), Adewale Ogunyomade (South West) and Ehile Adetola Aigbangbee (South South).

The representatives of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) also named by the President are: Ladidi Bara’atu Mohammed (Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation), Godwin Emefiele (Central Bank of Nigeria) and Fatima Z. Hayatu (Ministry of Finance).

Others include Maagbe S. Adaa (Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission), Umar Ajiya (Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation), Deputy Comptroller General T.M. Isah (Nigeria Customs Service) and the Registrar General of the Corporate Affairs Commission.

 

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