BREAKING: Buhari Appoints New CBN Deputy Governor, MPC Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has just appointed a new deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mrs Aisha
Ahmad and some members of Monetary Policy Committee.

The appointments are contained in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina this afternoon.

The list has been presented to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). She is to replace a former
Deputy Governor, who retired early this year.

In accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007, President Buhari urged the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, to consider the expeditious confirmation of Mrs Ahmad, who would then resume work immediately.

In the same vein, the President has written the Senate, seeking the confirmation of appointment of members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the CBN.

They are to replace four members, whose tenure expires at the end of this year.

The nominees are: Professor Adeola Festus Adenikinju; Dr. Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi; Dr Robert Chikwendu Asogwa and Dr. Asheikh A. Maidugu.

After Senate clearance, the new members of the Monetary Policy Committee are to resume duties next January.

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