Buhari Nominates New CBN Governor

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President Muhammadu Buhari
By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of CBN.
The nomination is in accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007.

A statement by the presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina Thursday said the nomination  was contained in a letter dated January 26, 2018 to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Mr Adamu, from Gombe State, replaces Mr. Sulaiman Barau, from Zaria, Kaduna State, who retired in December, 2017n the statement noted.

The nominee, who has spent 25 years in the CBN, was appointed in 2012 as Director of Strategy, it added.
He became Director, Human Resources in 2016, from where he was nominated as Deputy Governor, Adesina also stated.

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