The name of Mrs Aishah Ahmad has been forwarded by President Buhari to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.
This comes has a replacement for the former CBN Deputy Governor, who retired early in the year.
Also Buhari has written to the Senate, seeking the confirmation of the appointment of members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the CBN.
The statement said they are to replace “four members, whose tenure expires at the end of this year.”
Those nominated include: Professor Adeola Festus Adenikinju; Dr Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi; Dr Robert Chikwendu Asogwa and Dr Asheikh A. Maidugu.
“After Senate clearance, the new members of the Monetary Policy Committee are to resume duties next January,” the statement added.