4 June 2009

Nigeria: Senate Confirms Lamido Sanusi as New CBN Governor

The senate yesterday confirmed Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, NigeriaFirst reports.

President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua had submitted his name on 1 June to succeed Prof Chukwuma Soludo as Governor of Nigeria's apex bank.

Sanusi Lamido was grilled for over three hours by the senators and senate President David Mark expressed satisfaction over his responses.

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