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Emefiele sworn in for second term as CBN Governor



Mr . Godwin Emefiele , Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, on Monday, began his second term in office .
According to a statement by the Director Corporate Communications , Mr Isaac Okoroafor , Emefiele was sworn in by the Bank ’ s Secretary and Director , Corporate Secretariat Department , Mrs Alice Karau .
Emefiele after taking the oath , expressed gratitude to God, President Muhammadu Buhari for nominating him and the Senate for confirming his appointment .

He also thanked the management and staff as well as the media for all their support during his first term in office .
Emefiele disclosed that he will unfold a new roadmap for the Bank and the economy , in the days ahead , after consultations with critical stakeholder groups .

The CBN governor also reiterated the bank ’ s focus to play an active role in supporting job and wealth creation in Nigeria.

“ We must strengthen our efforts over the coming years to stimulate growth and job creation in critical sectors of the economy , which will help insulate our economy from shocks in the global economy .

“ We must also work to build a healthy and stable financial system that will contribute to the growth of our economy while preserving price stability , ” he said .
( NAN)

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