The Senate thursday confirmed the nominations of Mrs. Aisha Ahmad and Mr. Edward Adamu as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, paving the way for the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank to hold its meeting slated from April 3 and 4.
The Senate also confirmed Prof. Adeola Festus Adenikinju, Dr. Aliyu Rafindadi Sanusi and Dr. Robert Chikwendu Asogwa as members of the MPC.
It, however, rejected the nomination of Dr. Asheikh A. Maidugu as a member of the MCP.
Having concluded its screening and confirmation process, the Senate transmitted its resolutions on the nominees to President Muhammadu Buhari for further action required to enable them attend the meeting of the MPC. Read more