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The New CBN Governor Is Godwin Emefiele, Zenith Bank’s CEO

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The New CBN Governor Is Godwin Emefiele, Zenith Bank’s CEO

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Feb 20, 2014 – The New CBN Governor Is Godwin Emefiele, Zenith Bank’s CEO

After the suspension of Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor Sanusi Lamido, President Jonathan has picked the current CEO of Zenith Bank, Godwin Emefiele to replace him.

Following Sanusi’s suspension today, Sarah Alade was picked as the acting governor of CBN until a new governor is confirmed.

After his confirmation, Godwin Emefiele will take over as the substantive CBN Governor in place of the suspended Governor whose tenure ends in June 2014.

President Jonathan also picked Adelabu Adebayo, an executive director at First Bank as the deputy governor of CBN. He will replaced Tunde Lemo who retired in 2013.

Godwin Emefiele did his BSc and MBA at the University of Nigeria Nsukka. He later attended Harvard Business School.

Meanwhile, Sanusi has threatened to take President Jonathan to court for accusing him of fraud.

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15 Comments

  1. Ogechi M

    February 20, 2014 at 6:08 PM

    I believe this man will be more capable than that stupid mallam who has taken all Nigeria’s money to the North.

    • Amina Abdullahi

      February 20, 2014 at 6:39 PM

      GEJ is more foolish, stupid & hrtless idiot 4 sponsoring boko haram & killing of innocent souls.

  2. Samuel

    February 20, 2014 at 6:16 PM

    Nigeria is under siege by criminals parading themselves as politicians. SANUSI REMAINS A HERO. TRUTH HAS ONLY ONE DEFINITION – TRUTH….

  3. Joy amechi

    February 20, 2014 at 7:25 PM

    Congratulations . I pray that the hands of God will protect you and your family. Fear not ,the lord is wit you

  4. Joy amechi

    February 20, 2014 at 7:29 PM

    He is the right person

  5. jabu

    February 20, 2014 at 7:30 PM

    Hmmmmm………..rubbish naija tinxx

  6. bethel

    February 20, 2014 at 8:13 PM

    Who is fooling who GEJ? Why is it now u choose to suspend or sack sanusi. Nigeria let’s invite strategic thought in this case. It is political in nature.quote me wrong

  7. nicolas

    February 20, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    i love this…

  8. red

    February 21, 2014 at 2:11 AM

    Congratulation and sorry sir,you got the job at the worst time when everything is still very hot and unstable.may God help you sir.

  9. ernest

    February 21, 2014 at 6:17 AM

    NO ONE IS ABOVE THE LAW…SANUSI WAS GOOD BT HE BEGAN TO ACT WT POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS TENDENCIES,,,HE HAD TO GO…NAIJA WILL NOT SEE SHAME,GOD IS INTERESTED IN NIGERIA…I SEE CHANGE

  10. Metu Nyetu

    February 21, 2014 at 6:28 AM

    It’s been long time coming.

  11. chichi

    February 21, 2014 at 9:30 AM

    But GEJ would have allowed Sanusi to finish his tenor.

  12. Zeezy

    February 21, 2014 at 10:26 AM

    God bless Amina n samuel! Alwayz comment on wat u r specific about, diz iz politics n sunusi iz nt involved in dier evil Affairs! No “HERO” like SUNUSI IN hiz time! N i knw dat God will vindicate him:)

  13. NKNG

    February 21, 2014 at 8:58 PM

    The ant that is biting us is in our clothe. lets do without sentiment.

  14. Jovan

    February 21, 2014 at 9:17 PM

    The President’s action was totally unconstitutional

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