Nigeria: Names Of AMCON Submits By Senate

Ahmed Lawan, the Senate President submitted the names of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) on Thursday.

Nigeria Deposit insurance Corporaton, NDIC, nominees to the banking committee for screening.

The names of the nominees referred by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan are Ahmed Kuru as Managing Director; Ebelechukwu Uneze; and Aminu Ismail as Executive Directors of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to the Committee in Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions for screening.

This statement wad disclosed and signed by Ezrel Tabiowo, Special Assistant (Press) to the President of the Senate.

Two others nominees, Bello Hassan as Managing Director; and Mustapha Muhammed Ibrahim as Executive Director of the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) were forwarded to the committee on Thursday during plenary,

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari had requested the Senate to confirm the appointments of the nominees through a letter dated 7th December, 2020.

According to the President, both requests were made in accordance with Section 10(1) of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Act, 2010; and in compliance with Sections 5(4) and 8(3) of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation Act, 2010.

But, Uba Sani the Committee chaired by Senator has been given two weeks to screen the nominees and report back to the Upper Chamber before anything further process.

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