Emefiele: A presidential vote of confidence


By Arize Nwobu

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 and Leadership Newspaper, I had noted thus: “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 policies…

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