BREAKING NEWS

Senate to confirm CBN’s MPC nominees from next week.

Senate confirm MPC Nominees

Senate to confirm CBN’s MPC nominees from next week.

The senate on wednesday mandated its committee on banking and finance to begin the process of confirming 4 presidential nominees as members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

This followed the adoption of the communique from president Muhammadu Buhari, requesting the senate to confirm the nomination of the four appointees.

THE NOMINEES

The nominees are Prof. Adeola Adenikinju, Dr Aliyu Sanusi, Dr Robert Asogwa and Dr Asheikh Maidugu.

The senate would additionally keep in mind Buhari’s request that Mrs Aisha Ahmad and Mr Edward Adamu be confirmed as CBN deputy governors.

Moving for the adoption of the request, the senate leader, Sen. Ahmed lawan said that the practice was in accordance with the provisions of section 12 (1)(4) of the CBN act 2007.

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, gave the committee a one-week mandate to deliberate on the requests. It is most likely, barring any hitch that the news that will be making the rounds next week will be: Senate Confirm MPC Nominees

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