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Senate commences screening of new CBN gov, deputies

The Senate has begun the screening of Olayemi Cardoso, who is being considered for the position of substantive Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Additionally, the Senate is also screening four deputy governor nominees for the apex bank.

The deputy governor nominees include Emem Nnana Usoro, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Philip Ikeazor, and Bala Bello.

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The screening process was initiated following a motion moved by the Majority Leader of the house, Opeyemi Bamidele.

Earlier, President Bola Tinubu approved the nomination of Cardoso as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria pending his confirmation by the Upper Chamber.


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