Buhari appoints Kingsley Obiora as CBN deputy governor

The President, Muhammadu Buhari , has nominated Dr Kingsley Obiora as the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, according to a State House statement on Thursday.

The nominee’s name had already been forwarded to the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, for confirmation by the Senate.

If confirmed by the Senate, Dr Obiora, who is an Alternate Executive Director at the Washington DC office of the International Monetary Fund, will be replacing Dr Joseph Nnanna, who will retire  on February 2, 2020.

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