President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aisha Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Buhari’s request is contained in a letter read on the floor during Tuesday’s plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan.
The Nigerian leader is asking the Senate to confirm the nominees to serve for a second and final term at the apex Bank as deputy governors.
Aishah Ndanusa Ahmad is a Nigerian banker and finance professional. She is currently a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria having been appointed on 6 October 2017, replacing Sarah Alade who retired in March 2017. She was confirmed by the Nigerian Senate on 22 March 2018.
In another letter, President Buhari also asks the Upper Chamber to confirm the appointment of Ambassador Ayuba Jacob as a member of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC)