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Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm Adamu, Ahmad As CBN Deputy Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Nigerian Senate to confirm former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Director, Human Resources, Edward Adamu, for the position of Deputy Governor of the nation’s apex bank.

Buhari made the request in a letter read on Tuesday during plenary by the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, nominating Adamu for the second and last time in office.

The President also asked the Senate to confirm CBN Deputy Governor, Mrs Aisha Ndanusa Ahmad for the second and last time in that position.

He said the requests were in accordance with the provisions of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007.

Buhari has also asked the Senate to okay Ambassador Ayuba Ngbako from the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, as member of the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission, RMAFC.

He also  forwarded the 2023 Statutory  budget proposals of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to the Senate  for consideration and approval.

President of the Senate said Buhari made the proposal  pursuant to section 121 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic  of Nigeria 1999 as amended, the Federal Capital Territory 2023 Statutory budget proposal.

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