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Senate Confirms Appointment Of Kingsley Obiora As Deputy Governor Of CBN


The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr Kingsley Obiora as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

During plenary on Thursday, January 30, confirmed Dr Obiora’s appointment.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on January 16, requested the Senate to verify the appointment of Dr Obiora because the Deputy Governor of the CBN.

In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President Buhari mentioned the nomination was in accordance with the availability of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007.

Dr Obiora, upon affirmation by the Senate, replaces Dr Joseph Nnanna, who retires on February 2, 2020.

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