The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated him for reappointment as the Governor of the Central Bank.

He made this known while speaking at an Investors Meeting in London at the early hours of today. Official announcement is expected to be made in few hours.

All Times News sources at the CBN confirmed that President Buhari is pleased with the policy directions of the CBN Governor.

If the nomination announcement is made, it will be the first time since Nigeria returned to democracy in1990 that a CBN Governor will be reappointed.

Godwin Emefiele is the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. Godwin Emefiele has been Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria since June 3, 2014.

He served as Chief Executive officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc. Emefiele served as Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc.

If his nomination is approved by the senate, Emefiele’s five-year tenure will end in 2024 after a new president is elected in 2023.