Senate Confirms Aishat Ahmed, Edward Adamu As CBN Deputy Governors
The Nigerian Senate has approved the nomination of Mrs Aishat Ndanusa Ahmad, and Mr Edward Lametek Adamu as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Upper Chamber reappointed Mrs Aishat Ndanusa Ahmad, as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Financial System Stability.
Mr Edward Lametek Adamu was also reappointed as Deputy Governor of the nation’s apex bank to complete another tenure in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari forwarded the names of Aishat Ahmad and Edward Adamu to the Senate for screening, confirmation, and reappointment for the second and final terms.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan referred the nominations to the Senate Community on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions for screening.
The confirmation of the two nominees followed the presentation and consideration of the report of the screening exercise by the Senate at plenary.
After the presentation, the Senate approved recommendations urging it to confirm the nominees.
Senators approved that the two nominees be confirmed for reappointment as CBN’s deputy Governors when it was put to a voice vote by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege on the floor.