The Nigerian Senate has just confirmed the tenure renewal for the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele.
His appointment followed his screening by the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions presented by Senator Rafiu Adebayo.
Last week, Emefiele was reappointed by President Muhammadu Buhari for another five-year term.
Emefiele was appointed into the position on June 3, 2014, by former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Before his appointment to the Central Bank, Emefiele served as the Chief Executive Officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc since June 2014. H.E. Emefiele served as Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc since 2001. He served as an Executive Director in charge of Corporate Banking, Treasury, Financial Control & Strategic Planning of Zenith Bank Plc and was Management team since inception.
Emefiele had over eighteen years of banking experience. Before commencing his banking