Biography of Godwin Emefiele (CBN Governor)

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Biography of Godwin Emefiele, Godwin Emefiele Current Governor of the Central Bank (CBN)  of Nigeria. he served as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Zenith Bank PLC,

Biography of Godwin Emefiele

Godwin Emefiele
Biography of Godwin Emefiele
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
Assumed office
3 June 2014
Preceded bySarah Alade (Acting)
Personal details
Born4 August 1961(age 57)
Lagos, Nigeria.
Alma materUniversity of Nigeria, Nsukka


Mr. Emefiele was a lecturer in Finance and Insurance in two well known Nigerian Universities. Mr. Emefiele Got his degrees in Banking and Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and an alumnus of Stanford University, Harvard and Wharton Graduate Schools of Business where he took courses in Negotiation, Service Excellence, Critical Thinking, Leading Change and Strategy.

Godwin Emefiele re-appointed as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. This is the first time since 1999 that anyone will serve for a second term. Senator Bukola Saraki read Buhari’s letter on Thursday, May 9, 2019. He was screened on Wednesday and his confirmation came on Thursday, May 16, 2019.

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