Senate Confirms Kingsley Obiora As CBN Deputy Director

The Nigerian Senate has confirmed the appointment of Kingsley Obiora as the deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Kingsley Obiora
Kingsley Obiora

This was following the presentation of a report for consideration by Uba Sani, chairman of the senate committee on banking.

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While making his presentation today, Sani said Obiora’s nomination was in accordance with section 8 of the CBN Act.

He also stated that no petition against the nominee was received by the committee.

His confirmation comes after some quarters of the country raised eyebrow on the new deputy director hailing from the same state as the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele.