Edward Adamu and Aisha Ahmed have been nominated for reappointment as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by President Muhammadu Buhari, who has requested confirmation of their nomination by the senate.
Reappointment is being sought for the candidate’s final term in office.
In 2018, Buhari gave his approval for Adamu to be appointed as the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
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Adamu was nominated for the position of deputy governor in 2016 after serving as director of human resources.
On the other hand, Ahmed was named deputy governor for the first time in 2017.
The most recent renomination request for a second term by Buhari was contained in a letter that was read on the floor of the red chamber on Tuesday by Ahmad Lawan, the president of the senate.
In his letter, Buhari stated that he was making the request per section 8(1)(2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (establishment) act 2007.
Ayuba Ngbako, a native of the federal capital territory (FCT), was nominated by Buhari for appointment to the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). In a separate letter, Buhari requested that the senate conduct a background check on Ngbako and confirm his appointment.
According to section 121 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (1999), Buhari has also sent the senate the proposed FCT statutory budget for 2023. (as amended).
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