Buhari Nominates Non-Executive Directors Of CBN


April 12, 2017/The Will

President20170412223853 Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday forwarded the names of six persons to the Senate for confirmation as Non-Executive Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

According to a statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, his principal acted in line with Sections 6 (1) (d) and 10 (1) and (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2007.

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Buhari’s letter to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, containedthe names of the nominee representing each of the geo-political zones in the country.

The nominees and their zones are as follows:

Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo – North East

Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko – South East

Prof. Mike I. Obadan – South South

Dr. Abdu Abubakar – North West

Adeola Adetunji – South West.