Tinubu Writes Senate, Seeks Confirmation Of Five CBN Directors


President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of five persons as directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria board.

The names of the directors were contained in a letter addressed to the Senate President, Godswill Akpiabio.

The letter was read at plenary on Tuesday.

Tinubu in the letter urged the lawmakers to screen and confirm the nomination of five persons for appointment as CBN board directors.

According to him, the names presented for confirmation were in compliance with the provisions of Section 6, subsection 1b and Section 10 Subsections 1 and 2 of the CBN Establishment Act, 2007.

He wrote, “I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of the under-listed five persons as Directors of the Board of Central Bank of Nigeria.

“Robert Agbide, Ado Wanga, Muritala Sagaley, Urom Eke and Olayinka Aliyu.

“While hoping that the request will receive the expeditious consideration of the Senate, please accept the distinguished Senate President, the assurance of my highest regards.”

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