Buhari nominates non-executive directors for CBN

Buhari nominates non-executive directors for CBN
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday forwarded the names of five nominees to the Senate for confirmation as non-executive directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the nominees were picked from five of the six geopolitical zones of the country.

The statement read in part, “In accordance with Sections 6 (1) (d) and 10 (1) and (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2007, President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, forwarded the list of his nominees to the Senate for confirmation as non-executive directors on the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

“The letter to the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, contained the following as the nominees and their geopolitical 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, South-West.”

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