President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a former Central Bank of Nigeria deputy governor Sarah Omotunde-Alade as special adviser on finance and economy.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
“Dr Alade, who holds BSc (Economics) and PhD in Management Science (Operations Research), retired from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as Deputy Governor in 2017 after spending 23 years in the apex bank,” the statement reads.
“She had also acted briefly in 2014 as the CBN Governor”, a State House statement by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity,” he added.
Meanwhile, a lawmaker representing Okitipupa/Irele federal constituency, Ikengboju Gboluga has appointed 60 of his friends who helped him during elections.
Gboluga said his decision to appoint the “unprecedented high number of aides is in recognition of their contributions to his election victory”