[Nigeria] Buhari appoints new Central Bank Deputy Governor
11-06-2018 13:11:00 | by: Andrea Ayemoba | hits: 4136 | Tags:

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as Deputy Governor at the Central Bank of Nigeria subject to Senate confirmation.

The announcement was made Friday via a statement by presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

Mr. Shonubi is currently the Managing Director of the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) - the financial payments, facilitation and settlement platform - which has been instrumental to the growth in electronic payments in the Nigerian financial industry.

Before assuming the headship of NIBBS in 2012, Mr. Shonubi had garnered decades of executive-level experience in financial service operations, notably as Executive Director at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, Renaissance Securities Nigeria Ltd and Ecobank Nigeria Plc.

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