Two weeks after his confirmation by the Senate, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu on Wednesday formally assumed his new role as a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The development was confirmed by a statement issued by the central bank.
The statement added that Adebayo, who was accompanied to the bank’s headquarters in Abuja by his aides, was welcomed by the Deputy Governor, Corporate Services, Alhaji Suleiman Barau.
Barau said Adelabu had been briefed and would be in charge of the Financial System Stability Directorate.
He wished the new deputy governor well in his role, expressing confidence that he would settle down to work immediately.
Responding, Adelabu thanked Barau and the directors present for the warm reception accorded him.
He said he was eager to start work and contribute his quota to the success of the CBN.
Speaking further, Adelabu, who has over 22 years of cognate experience, said he was bringing on board initiatives that would move the bank forward.