Jonathan appoints Emefiele, Zenith Bank MD, as Sanusi's successor

Godwin Emefiele, MD, Zenith Bank


20 February 2014, Abuja – President Goodluck Jonathan has named the Managing Director of Zenith Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, as the next governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

This was contained in a letter on Thursday addressed to Senate President David Mark and read on the floor of the Senate.

Jonathan, in the letter, urged the parliament to treat the nomination with dispatch, saying Emefiele  would replace Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, whose tenure expires in June.


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