Mr.Godwin Emefiele, Former Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank today June 3rd assumed office as the new Central Bank Governor. Mr Emefiele was chosen by President Jonathan to replace Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. In a brief handing over ceremony at the CBN Headquarters in Abuja, Emefiele took over the reigns of the CBN from the acting governor, Sarah Alade.
Mr. Godwin Emefiele has a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA in Finance both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He has over 26 years banking experience.