Senate Committee Praises Emefiele, Recommends Him for Confirmation


Godwin Emefiele
Godwin Emefiele

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Deji Elumoye in Abuja

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Wednesday got encomiums from the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions that screened him for confirmation for a second and final term of office.

President Muhammadu Buhari had last week reappointed Emefiele for an unprecedented second term and requested the Senate for speedy confirmation of the appointment.

After his presentation to the committee yesterday, members praised him for his performance in the last five years and indicated that he would be recommended for confirmation.

“We have done the screening as expected of us and the committee will now do its report and send to the Senate for consideration at plenary,” the committee chairman, Senator Adebayo Ibrahim, said, adding that Emefiele would be forwarded to plenary for confirmation.

Ibrahim, who…

Source: Thisday Newspaper