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Senate Begins Emefiele’s Confirmation


The senate has begun the process of confirmation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as governor of central bank of Nigeria (CBN) for second term in office.

This followed the listing of the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of Mr. Emefiele as governor of CBN on the order paper.

Marked “executive communication senate leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan moved that the request of the president be referred to the appropriate committee for consideration.

Senate president, Bukola Saraki, referred president Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Mr. Emefiele to the senate committee on banking, insurance and other financial institutions for further legislative action.

A source said that the committee, chaired by Senator Rafui Ibrahim, is expected to accord the screening of Mr. Emefiele accelerated consideration due to its urgency.

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