- October 6, 2017
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Aishah Ahmad to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
Ahmad is expected to replace former CBN Deputy Governor, who retired early in the year.
According to a statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the president presented Ahmad’s name to the senate in accordance with the provisions of “Section 8 sub section 1, 2 of the Central Bank of Nigeria Establishment Act 2007.”
The statement quoted the President as urging the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, “to consider the expeditious confirmation of Ahmad, who would then resume work immediately.”
Also Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking the confirmation of the appointment of members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the CBN to replace “four members, whose tenure expires at the end of this year.