THE PRESIDENT, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, HAS WRITTEN TO THE SENATE SEEKING THE CONFIRMATION OF THE NOMINEE OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA (CBN), DEPUTY GOVERNOR, AISHA AHMAD
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari on October 5, 2017 appointed Mrs Aisha Ahmad as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, subject to Senate Confirmation.
Channel TV further said her appointment was announced in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
The statement also adds that Mrs Ahmad is expected to resume immediately her appointment is confirmed by the Senate, replacing a CBN governor who retired earlier this year.
The President who has forwarded her name to the Senate called for speedy completion of the confirmation process.
“According to the provisions of Section 8(1)(2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (Establishment) Act 2007, President Buhari urged the Senate President, Dr Bukila Saraki, to consider the expeditious confirmation of Mrs Ahmad, who would then resume work immediately”, the statement read in part.