Senate confirms Kuru and Hassan as AMCON and NDIC leaders
On Wednesday, the Senate confirmed that Mr. A. Ahmed Kuru; and Bello Hassan as CEOs of the Nigerian Asset Management Corporation; and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation, respectively.
The approval of both candidates followed the consideration of two separate reports by the Senate Committee on Banks, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions.
Ebelechukwu Unese and Aminu Ismail were also confirmed as CEOs of AMCON; and Muhammad Ibrahim as executive director of NIDC.
Senator Uba Sani, chairman of the Commission on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, said Kuru was confirmed as AMCON’s CEO in 2015.
He said: “The Corporation has achieved outstanding and tangible transformation and results in the effective implementation of its mandate during its first term through the introduction of new policies and structures.
“Strategically under his leadership, AMCON has partnered with investors and operators to divest their value-added portfolio companies and to implement and implement an asset management partner program to help disburse the small loans they once established. more than 3000 jobs, directly or indirectly.
“He also supported the creation of an asset tracking unit, which led to wider asset disclosure and subsequent debt collection, while actively negotiating with debt holders to achieve quick and optimal solutions,” the legislator said.
Sani noted that the re-confirmation of AMCON candidates was in accordance with Section 10 (3) (a) and (b) AMCON; and their appointment for a second and final term of five, as enshrined in the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Act 2010 (as amended).
Source: – Punch ng