Thursday, September 24THE LEGISLATURE

Buhari Re-Appoints Emefiele as CBN Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Godwin Emefiele to the Senate to confirm his reappointment as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

In a letter addressed to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, which he read at Thursday plenary, President Buhari said the appointment is for a second and final term of five years.

Emefiele was first appointed as Governor of the apex bank on June 3, 2014 by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

The letter read below: ‘Renewal of the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,’“In view of his expiration of the first tenure of the current Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on June 2, 2019, and in pursuant to the provisions of Section 81 (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria 2007, I hereby present for confirmation by the Senate, Mr Godwin Emefiele for reappointment as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a final term of five years.

“It is my hope that this distinguished Senate will consider and confirm the nominee in the usual expeditious manner”

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