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Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi: Meet New Acting Governor Of CBN

Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi: Meet New Acting Governor Of CBN
Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi


Friday night, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu made the announcement that Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), would be removed from his position.

According to Gist legit, Willie Bassey, the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), announced the suspension in a statement on Friday.

Emefiele has been instructed to hand over control of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to the Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate), who will serve as the Central Bank Governor until the investigation and reforms are finished.

Who is the CBN Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate)?

Emefiele is supposed to handover to Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi, the the Deputy Governor of the apex bank.

Gist legit reports that Adebisi Shonubi was appointed by formal President Muhammadu Buhari in 2018.

The Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS) was managed by Shonubi.

Shonubi holds double Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Lagos.

He was Executive Director, Information Technology, and Operations at Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, a member of the Board of Union Homes.

Director, Information Technology and Corporate Services in Renaissance Securities Nigeria limited.

He also had a stint with Citibank Nigeria Limited as its Head, Treasury Operations (1990-1993).

Between 1999 and 2007, he worked in MBC International as Deputy General Manager and supervised their IT operational platforms.

He served in First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB) as Vice President and in Ecobank Nigeria Limited as Executive Director.

He is a resourceful Information Technology-driven banker with over 22 years professional experience.

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