Buhari Nominates Edward Adamu As CBN Deputy Gov

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of CBN.

This was contained in a letter dated Jan- uary 26, 2018 to the Senate President, Bu-kola Saraki.

According to a statement by the special adviser media to the President, President Femi Adesina the development  is In accordance with the provisions of Sec- tion 8(1) (2) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) (Establishment) Act 2007

Mr Adamu, from Gombe State, replaces Mr. Sulaiman Barau, from Zaria, Kadu- na State, who retired in December, 2017.


He said the nominee, who has spent 25 years in the CBN, was appointed in 2012 as Director of Strategy.


“He became director, Human Resources in 2016, from where he was nominated as Deputy Governor,” he added. Adamu is 57 years of age being born on June 22, 1959 in Kaltungo LGA of Gombe State. He has over 25 years of experience at the CBN, according to report.


He holds a degree in Engineering (Quantity Surveying option), from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. As a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Adamu also holds postgraduate professional certifications from the Institute of Credit Ad- ministration of Nigeria, Wharton School USA, INSEAD France and Chicago Booth & IMD Switzerland.

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