Tinubu seeks confirmation of Onwudiwe as CBN Board Member

President Bola Tinubu has sought Senate’s confirmation for the appointment of Dr Ruby Onwudiwe, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.

Tinubu’s request is contained in a letter addressed to the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpiabio and read at plenary on Wednesday in Abuja.

Tinubu in the letter, said the request for confirmation was in compliance with provisions of section 10, sub-section one of the Central Bank of Nigeria Establishment Act 2007.

“I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the appointment of Dr Ruby Onwudiwe as a member of the CBN board of directors.

“The Senate is invited to kindly note that Onwudiwe is a replacement for Mr Kalu Eke, due to the unavailability of Eke for the position.

“It is my hope, therefore, that the senate will consider and confirm in its usual expeditious manner, the appointment of Onwudiwe.

“Please accept the assurances of my highest regards,” Tinubu said.

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