President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN.
The nomination is in accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007.
This was contained in a letter dated January 26, to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.
Mr Adamu, from Gombe State, replaces Mr. Sulaiman Barau, from Kaduna State, who retired in December, 2017.
The nominee, who has spent 25 years in the CBN, was appointed in 2012 as Director of Strategy.
He became Director, Human Resources in 2016, from where he was nominated as Deputy Governor.