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Tinubu asks Senate to confirm five directors of CBN board

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President Bola Tinubu has asked the Senate to confirm the appointment of five persons as board of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

The President’s request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Godswill Akpabio at the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.

Tinubu said the request in compliance with the provision of section 6(1a) of the section 10(1)(2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) establishment act 2007.

” I am pleased to present for confirmation by the senate the appointments of the underlisted five persons as directors of the board of the CBN: Robert O. Agbide, Ado Yakubu Wanga , Murtala Sagaley, Urom Eke, and Olayinka Aliyu”, the letter read.

Akaobio then referred the request to the committe on Banking, Finance, and other Financial Institutions for further legislative action. The committee was given one week to act on the request.