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Just in: President Buhari nominates Adamu as new AMCON Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has sought Senate’s confirmation of the nomination of Edward Lametek Adamu, as Chairman, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).

President request was contained in a letter sent to the Senate on Tuesday.

Buhari also named other members of the board of the FIRS in his letter.

They are: 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).

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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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Recall that President Buhari on Monday named a tax consultant, Mr Nami, as the new chairman of the FIRS.

Edward Lametek Adamu is a Nigerian quantity surveyor, business consultant and leadership strategist. He is the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the country’s central bank. He was nominated to that position by President Buhari on February 1, 2018, to replace Suleiman Barau, who retired in December 2017. He was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on 22 March 2018.

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