In accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007, President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the CBN.
A statement by Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, copy of which was sent to The DEFENDER on Thursday, revealed that information regarding the nomination was contained in a letter by the President dated January 26, 2018 addressed to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Mr Adamu, from Gombe State, replaces Mr. Sulaiman Barau, from Zaria, Kaduna State, who retired in December, 2017.
The nominee, who has spent 25 years in the CBN, was appointed in 2012 as Director of Strategy.
He became Director, Human Resources in 2016, from where he was nominated as Deputy Governor.