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CBN Deputy Governors: Buhari forwards Adamu, Ahmed to senate for confirmation

By Jimisayo Opanuga
06 December 2022   |   1:56 pm
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aishah Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The president's request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday during plenary. President Buhari asked the Senate to confirm the nominees…

Nigerian Senate PHOTO: Twitter/Nigerian Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aishah Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

The president’s request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday during plenary.

President Buhari asked the Senate to confirm the nominees to serve for a second and final term at the apex bank.

Buhari, in another letter, also asked the senate for the screening and confirmation of the appointment of Ambassador Ayuba Jacob, as a member of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC).

The president also forwarded the 2023 Statutory budget proposals of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to the Senate for consideration and approval.

According to the Senate, the president has sent the proposal pursuant to section 121 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended, the FCT 2023 Statutory budget proposal for the kind consideration of the Upper Chamber.