ABUJA, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has appointed banker Olayemi Cardoso as central bank governor, his spokesperson said on Friday.
Tinubu has sent the nomination, which includes a new management team, to the Senate for review and confirmation, spokesperson Ajuri Ngalele said in a statement.
Cardoso would replace Godwin Emefiele, who was suspended by Tinubu in June and then detained by the country’s state security agency.
Reporting by Felix Onuah Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha, editing by MacDonald Dzirutwe
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