Dr. Olayemi Cardoso, has formally assumed duty as the acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Cardoso was recently nominated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu following the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
In a statement on Friday, Dr Isa AbdulMumin, Director, Corporate Communications of the CBN the Deputy-Governors-Designate have also assumed duty, in acting capacities, sequel to the formal resignation of Mr. Folashodun Shonubi, Mrs. Aisha Ahmad, Mr. Edward Lametek Adamu, and Dr. Kingsley Obiora as Deputy Governors of the CBN.
Cardoso and his colleagues subscribed to the relevant oaths of office at a brief ceremony held at the bank’s head office in Abuja on Friday, and have since settled down to the task of administering monetary and financial sector policies of the Federal Government.
An Economic and Development Policy Advisor, Financial Sector Leader, former Chairman Citi Nigeria and Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget in Lagos, Cardoso brings over three decades of managerial experience on board.
He is an alumnus of Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom, where he studied managerial and administrative studies.
He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, United States of America.
Recall that Cardoso and his colleagues were appointed to their respective positions at the on September 15, 2023, subject to their confirmation by the Senate.