President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, July 17, appointed a former legal adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Muiz Banire, as chairman of the governing board of the assets management corporation of Nigeria.
President Buhari appointed Banire who is a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on Tuesday, July 17.
The Punch reports that the President also appointed the chairman and 12 commissioners of the Federal Civil Service Commission.
President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary read Buhari’s letters to the legislature in which he sought the approval of the chamber.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had reported that the APC handed its national legal adviser, Muiz Banire, suspension following allegations of anti-party activities.
Banire had been in a serious rift with some leaders of the party which he accused of imposition of candidates in elections as well as other actions that are injurious to APC’s successes.
He was accused of working against the party in the last local government election as well as suing a top party member.
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Apart from these, he was also accused of inciting the public against the interest of the party, falsely accusing the party of imposition in public, disobeying and causing others to disobey the party’s directives.
In a related development, the national legal adviser of the APC, Muiz Banire said the party leadership is not only impotent but also lacks disciplines.
Banire, alleged that some people are treated as being bigger than the party, adding that there would not be peace unless the party obey the rule of law.
He affirmed that the party is in distress and needs urgent rescue. He said: "Well, the problem is that when you give suggestions and people, for selfish reason and out of mischief at times, decide to cast it aside, the result we are experiencing now is what you get.
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