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JUST IN: Cardoso assumes office as CBN Governor

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Dr. Olayemi Cardoso has assumed office as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

This was made disclosed via a statement by the Director of Corporate Communication of the apex Bank, Dr. Isa Abdulmumin, on Friday.

He added that Dr. Cardoso would occupy the office in acting capacity pending the confirmation of his nomination by the National Assembly.

The Director also confirmed the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as CBN Governor.

The statement said, “Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso, recently nominated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has on Friday, September 22, 2023, formally assumed duty, in an acting capacity, as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), pending his confirmation by the Senate.

“This follows the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).”

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