Senate Confirms Emefiele As CBN Governor Designate
The Senate has confirmed Godwin Emefiele as the next Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.Mr. Emefiele will resume in June when the tenure of the suspended Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, expires.
The Senate’s confirmation of Mr. Emefiele on Wednesday follows his nomination by President Goodluck Jonathan in February. The president nominated Mr. Emefiele, current Managing Director of Zenith Bank, as the new CBN boss hours after suspending Mr. Sanusi in February.