Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Appointment Of CBN Board Members, Ambassadors
President Muhammadu Buhari has requested for confirmation of the appointment of 5 Non-Executive Directors of the Board of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
In a letter dated 12th April, 2017 and read on the floor of the Senate on Wednesday, Buhari said their nomination was in accordance with sections 6 (1) (d) and 10 (1) and (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria ( Establishment Act, 2007).
The nominees as contained in the list are, Prof. Ummu Ahmed Jalingo (North East), Prof. Justitia Odinakachukwu Nnabuko (South East), Prof. Mike I. Obadan (South South), Dr. Abdu Abubakar ( North West) and Adeola Adetunji (South West).
In a related development, the President resubmitted the name of Justice Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor, as Non-career Ambassadorial Nominee from Imo State.
Other names submitted for replacement as Non-career Ambassadorial Nominees include, Joseph Olusola Iji, from Ondo State and Commodore Yusuf Jonga Hinna (Rtd), from Gombe State.
The nominees have been referred to various committees, for further legislative action.