Buhari Appoints Kuru As AMCON MD, Appoints EDS Too

[caption id="attachment_834" align="alignnone" width="624"]Nigeria President, Muhammadu Buhari[/caption]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, appointed Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru as the new managing director of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON.

The president’s appointment follows the sack of the outgoing AMCOM boss, Mr Mustafa Chike-Obi, which came in a major shakeup of the executive management team of the firm.


The dissolution and appointment of the AMCON’s management team was contained in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

Adesina said President Muhammadu Buhari also approved the reconstitution of the corporation’s management team.

Mr. Buhari also appointed Kola Ayeye, Eberechukwu Uneze and Aminu Ismail as the new executive directors of the corporation.

They will form the executive management team of the body.

Until his appointment, Mr. Kuru was the Group Managing Director of Enterprise Bank Limited.


He started his banking career with the old Habib Bank in 1985 and rose through the ranks to become an Executive Director of Bank PHB (now Keystone Bank) in 2005.

The president’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said the appointments take effect Tuesday, August 18.


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