Presidency Recommends Nnanna to Replace Mogbalu

Few days after Dr. Kingsley Moghalu made public his decision to quit as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the end of his five-year term, the presidency had recommended a former director of research at the CBN, Dr. O.J. Nnanna for the job.
THISDAY gathered that on resumption of plenary session by the Senate last Tuesday, Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, who presided over the session, announced on the floor of the Senate, the receipt of a letter from President Goodluck Jonathan forwarding Nnanna’s name as nominee for screening and approval of the Senate for appointment as a deputy governor of the CBN. According to the source, Nnanna’s name has already been sent to the Senate Committee on Banking and Currency for screening. Nnanna, a former director of research at the CBN also used to be the Special Assistant to the CBN Governor from 1994 to 1999.

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