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Speaker Abbas applauds President Tinubu’s choice of appointees to head CBN



The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abbas Tajudeen has applauded President Bola Tinubu’s choice of appointees to manage the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) affairs.

This disclosure was contained in a press statement released by the Office of the Speaker, House of Representatives on Sunday.

The Speaker of the House of Reps described Dr. Olayemi Cardoso, who the President on Friday appointed as the new Governor of the CBN and Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Emem Nnan Usoro, Philip Ikeazor and Bala M. Bello, who were appointed as Deputy Governors of the apex bank, as eggheads in the financial and economic sectors that have what it takes to reposition the CBN.

While the Speaker noted that the CBN is faced with a myriad of challenges, he expressed confidence in the capacity of the new management to effectively manage the affairs of the apex bank.

Hon. Abbas remarked that the newly appointed management team of the CBN have a huge task ahead of them. He, therefore, urged them to apply their expertise to navigate the country to economic prosperity.