The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, confirmed Edward Lametek Adamu as the Deputy Governor for Corporate Services of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
It was gathered that the Red Chamber also confirmed the reappointment of Aisha Ndanusa Ahmad as the CBN Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability. Adamu and Ahmad’s confirmation by the Senate was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of the Committee on Banking, Insurance, and other Financial Institutions, on the floor of the Senate.
The committee is chaired by Senator Uba Sani (APC – Kaduna Central). Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari had requested the National Assembly to screen Adamu and Ahmad as deputy governors of the apex bank.
This was revealed in a letter read on the floor during plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan that Buhari had asked the lawmakers to confirm the nominees to serve for a second and final term at the apex Bank as deputy governors.