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Buhari Nominates 5 Non-Executive Directors For CBN

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, forwarded the list of his nominees to the Senate for confirmation as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)

Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Mr. Femi Adesina, made this known, in a statement he issued in Abuja.

The statement said the letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, contained the following as the nominees and their geo-political zones;

“Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo (North East); Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko (South East); Prof. Mike I. Obadan (South South); Dr Abdu Abubakar (North West) and Adeola Adetunji from the South West.’’

Adesina said the president’s nomination was in accordance with Sections 6 (1) (d) and 10 (1) and (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2007.


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