Liberia: Meet CBL's New Officer in Charge

Central Bank of Liberia

The President George Manneh Weah, on 18 June 2019, nominated Dr. Musa Dukuly as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia for Economic Policy. He was successfully confirmed by the Senate in July 2019 and officially appointed to commence duty at the Bank, where he has so far exhibited exuberance, full commitment and professionalism in the handling of responsibilities.

Prior to his appointment, Dr. Dukuly served as Principal Economist with the ECOWAS West African Monetary Agency (WAMA), based in Freetown, Sierra Leone. He joined WAMA in March 2013 as Senior Economist, rising through the ranks to become a Principal Economist with the responsibilities of performing macroeconomic assessments for Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

He previously worked as National Consultant on the Poverty Reduction Strategy of Liberia, especially on the Poverty Diagnostics (PD), Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA), through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) that engendered the process of debt waiver for Liberia.

Dr. Dukuly obtained his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi in 2012 with a focus on financial development of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in post-war environment. He served as a part-time lecturer of economic theory at the University of Nairobi in Kenya (2010-2011), United Methodist University (Liberia) in 2012 and full time at the University of Liberia (2007-2012).

He is a research network member of Africa's top economic Think Tank, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya with a publication entitled: Access to Credit in Urban Liberia: Double Hurdle Approach including Credit Transmission Mechanism of Liberia's Central Bank: Is it Pro-poor? (Theoretical Discussion, Perspectives-2013).Dr. Dukuly

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