Emefiele: A Presidential Vote Of Confidence


The re-appointment of the governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele for another five years tenure by President Muhammadu Buhari is a vote of confidence on Emefiele and the policies and drive of CBN towards redefining and creating balance and resilience in the economy for sustainable growth and development. His re-appointment has been commended by a spectrum of experts. Also for this writer as an economy and business journalist who has keenly monitored CBN policies over the years, the re-appointment is deserved.

In an article entitled, “CBN and the economy, going forward”, written prior to his re-appointment and published in ‘The Government and Business Journal’(20/03/19) and Leadership newspaper (23/03/19), I wrote that, “considering the characteristics of the Nigerian economy which had made it to be resistant to guidance and discipline, and remained factor-driven for 58 years, the Central Bank of Nigeria deserves commendation for evolving and implementing…

Source: Leadership Newspaper