Thursday, January 16, 2020

Buhari Nominates Obiorah As CBN Deputy Gov

The current Alternate Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) In Washington DC, United States of America, Dr Kingsley Isitua Obiorah, has been nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Buhari Nominates Obiorah As CBN Deputy Gov

Dr Obiorah's name has being sent to the Senate by the president for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

President Buhari in a letter sent to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, said the nomination was in accordance with the provision of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007.

Dr Joseph Nnanna, who will retire on February 2, 2020 will be replaced by Dr Obiora upon senate confirmation.

According to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, Dr Obiora, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics from the University of Benin, a Masters in Economics from the University of Ibadan, and a Doctorate in Monetary and International Economics, also from the University of Ibadan.

Adesina said;

He is currently an Alternate Executive Director in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) In Washington DC, United States of America.


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