NewsSenate Resumes, Screens Acting CBN Governor Cardoso, Four Deputies

Senate Resumes, Screens Acting CBN Governor Cardoso, Four Deputies


September 26, (THEWILL) – The Senate will resume from its annual recess on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, to continue the first legislative year of the 10th Assembly

Expectedly, the Red Chamber will this Tuesday, September 26, 2023, screen Yemi Cardoso, the acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and four others for the position of Deputy Governors of the bank.

If confirmed, Cardoso and the deputies would steer the affairs of the CBN for the next five years.

The Senate has also scheduled the screening of two additional ministerial nominees by President Bola Tinubu for Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

This was announced in a statement by the Media Office of the Senate Leader, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, on Monday.

The statement reads: “Dr Cardoso will be screened alongside four deputy governors, namely Mrs Emem Nnana Usoro, Mr Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo, Mr Philip Ikeazor, and Dr Bala M. Bello.

“Besides, the Senate has scheduled to screen the ministerial nominees — Dr Jamila Bio Ibrahim and Mr Ayodele Olawande, respectively designated as Minister of Youth and Minister of State for Youth on October 3.”

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