22 March 2018

Nigeria: Aishah Ahmad, Lametek Adamu Confirmed As CBN Deputy Governors

The Nigerian Senate Thursday confirmed the nomination of Aishah Ahmad and Edward Lametek Adamu as deputy governors of Central Bank of Nigeria.

Ahmad and Adamu were nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari in October 2017 and February 2018 respectively. But their confirmation was delayed by the Senate after it embargoed all presidential nominees.

Read More: Buhari requests Senate's confirmation of Aishah Ahmad as CBN deputy governor

"I would like to thank the Committee on Banking and Finance and all our colleagues for this action today," Senate President Bukola Saraki said shortly the confirmation.

"We promised the country last week that within a week we would carry out this confirmation and we have done this."

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