Buhari appoints former deputy CBN Governor as Special Adviser on Finance, Economy

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the former deputy Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Sarah Omotunde Alade, as Special Adviser to the President on Finance and the Economy.

This was revealed by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday.

Shehu said the office of Dr. Sara Alade will be domiciled in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

The statement reads:

“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr (Mrs) Sarah Omotunde Alade, as Special Adviser to the President on Finance and the Economy, domiciled in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning.

“Dr. Alade, who holds BSc (Economics) and Ph.D. in Management Science (Operations Research), retired from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as Deputy Governor in 2017 after spending 23 years in the apex bank. She had also acted briefly in 2014 as the CBN Governor.”

Until her appointment, Dr. Sarah Omotunde Alade was appointed Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria on 20th February 2014. Prior to this time, she had served as Deputy Governor (Economic Policy), Central Bank of Nigeria from 26th March 2007.

 

 




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