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Senate Fixes Date To Screen Acting CBN Governor, Youth Ministers, Others




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The Nigeria Senate will on Tuesday screen Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso for the position of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Naija News recalls that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu had on September 15th appointed Cardoso, a former Chairman of the Board of Citi Bank Nigeria, as CBN Governor to replace Godwin Emefiele.

The senate will also screen four nominees for the positions of CBN Deputy Governors, who will work with Cardoso to steer affairs of the apex bank in the next five years.

This was made known in a statement on Monday by the Media Office of the Senate Leader, Senator Michael Opeyemi Bamidele.

Bamidele disclosed that the senate will screen all the nominees on resumption from its annual recess.

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The statement added that Senate has scheduled to screen the ministerial nominees – Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim and Mr. Ayodele Olawande, respectively designated as Minister of Youth and Minister of State for Youth on October 3, 2023.