Punch|| President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated the Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Godwin Emefiele, as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.

The President has forwarded Emefiele’s name to the Senate for confirmation.

This followed the suspension of Malam Lamido Sanusi as the CBN governor on Thursday.

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The presidency also nominated Adelabu Adekoya, an executive director of First Bank, as the deputy governor of the CBN.

Jonathan had earlier today, after suspending Sanusi, appointed Sarah Alade, a deputy governor of the CBN, to act as the CBN governor.

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