The Senate will today screen a former chairman of the Board of Citi Bank Nigeria, Olayemi Michael Cardoso, for the position of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Also to be screened are four nominees for the positions of CBN deputy governors.
Senate Leader Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, in a statement yesterday, said: “The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria will resume plenary on Tuesday, September 26. We will consider the screening of Dr Cardoso at the Committee of the Whole.
“Dr Cardoso will be screened alongside four deputy governors namely Mrs. Emem Nnana Usoro, Mr. Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Mr. Philip Ikeazor, and Dr. Bala M. Bello.
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“Besides, the Senate has scheduled to screen the ministerial nominees – Dr. Jamila Bio Ibrahim and Mr. Ayodele Olawande, respectively designated as Minister of Youth and Minister of State for Youth on October 3.”
On September 15, President Tinubu approved the nominations of Cardoso as CBN governor and four others as deputy governors.