Senate confirms Godwin Emefiele as CBN Governor for second term

has been confirmed by the as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria () for second term on Thursday.

Okay Nigeria reports that President Muhammadu Buhari reappointed Emefiele for another term.

However, for the appointment to take effect the senate needs to confirm it, according to CBN Act.

Speaking while confirming the appointment, Senate President Bukola Saraki said: “On behalf of the senate, let me congratulate the governor of the central bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele on the renewal of his appointment.

“We wish him a useful tenure and may he use this opportunity to continue to provide support to ensure that the economy of our country continues to improve and address the important area of ensuring microeconomic stability.”

Emefiele was first appointed by former president Goodluck Jonathan in 2014.

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Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.

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