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Senate confirms Yemi Cardoso as CBN governor

Olayemi Michael Cardoso is a Nigerian banker, chartered stockbroker, consultant, and public policy expert.

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Yemi Cardoso as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor.

Also confirmed were four deputy governors of the apex bank

They were confirmed on Tuesday following a screening by the upper legislative body.

The deputy governors are Emem Nnana Usoro, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Philip Ikeazor, and Bala Bello.

On September 15, President Bola Tinubu approved the nomination of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso to serve as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a term of five years.

Writing by Hadiza Abdulrahman