Senate confirms CBN Deputy Governor, NAHCON chairman, others

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Kingsley Obiora as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

This comes two days after President Muhammadu Buhari wrote to the Senate seeking his confirmation.

The confirmation was sequel to the presentation of a report of the committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions – which was mandated to screen the nominee.

The chairman of the committee, Uba Sani, told the Senate that no petition was filed against Mr Obiora’s nomination.

He said the nominee possesses a vast experience in economy and has contributed to the development of the Nigerian economy.

He, therefore, urged his colleagues to confirm Mr Obiora.

The Senate also confirmed Zikrullah Hassan from Osun State as the new chairman for the National Hajj Commission of…

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