Tinubu Seeks Senate Confirmation of CBN Board Directors


President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of nominees as Directors of the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

In a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio, Tinubu said the request was in compliance with sections 6(1a) and 10(1)(2) of the CBN Establishment Act.

Part of the letter reads:

“In compliance with the provision of sections 6(1a) and 10(1)(2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Establishment Act 2007, I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate the appointments of the under-listed five persons as directors of the board of the CBN:

“Robert O. Agbide, Ado Yakubu Wanga, Murtala Sagaley, Urom Eke, and Olayinka Aliyu.”

After the letter was read on the floor of the Senate, the President of the Senate who presided referred the request to the Committee on Banking, Finance, and other Financial Institutions for further legislative action and to revert to back within one week.



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