President Muhammdu Buhari has nominated the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, for a second term.
It was learnt this morning that the President has sent a letter nominating the CBN governor for another term to the Senate President in line with the CBN Act.
The financial expert has been Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria since June 3, 2014.
Confirming the report, Bukola araki’s new media aide, Olu Onemola said, ”Senate President just read the letter.”
He was Chief Executive officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc and previously the Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc.
Emefiele served as Executive Director in charge of Corporate Banking, Treasury, Financial Control and Strategic Planning of Zenith Bank Plc and has been on the Management team since inception.
Emefiele was one time a director at Zenith Bank Plc and Zenith Bank (Gambia) Limited.
Before commencing his banking career, he lectured Finance and Insurance at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, and University of Port Harcourt, respectively.
He is an alumnus of Executive Education at Stanford University, Harvard University (2004) and Wharton School of Business (2005)
Emefiele holds a B.Sc. degree in Finance in 1984 and an MBA Degree in Finance in 1986, both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.