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Buhari Nominates Ahmed, Adamu for Second Term as CBN Deputy Governors

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President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the names of Aisha Ahmed and Edward Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria. 

His request is contained in a letter read during Tuesday's plenary by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan. 

In the letter, President Buhari asked the Senate to confirm the duo to serve as deputy governors for a second and final term at the apex bank.

In another letter, the president asked the upper chamber to confirm the appointment of Ambassador Ayuba Jacob as a member of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC). 

He equally forwarded the Federal Capital Territory’s 2023 statutory budget to the Senate for perusal and approval.

The upper legislative chamber also rescinded its earlier decision on the recommittal of the Nigerian Maritime  Security Trust Fund Bill 2022 and passed it for presidentìal assent.


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