The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Dr Olayemi Cardoso as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The Senate also confirmed the appointment of four other nominees as CBN Deputy Governors.
The four deputy governors of the apex bank are Mrs Emem Usoro, Mr Muhammad Dattijo, Mr Philip Ikeazor, and Dr Bala Bello.
They were confirmed on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, following a screening by the upper chamber of the National Assembly.
President Bola Tinubu had, on September 15, approved the nomination of Cardoso to serve as the new CBN Governor, following the resignation of Godwin Emefiele.
Tinubu also approved the nomination of four deputy governors for a term of five years each at the first instance, pending their confirmation by the Senate.