Profile: Yemi Cardoso, the newly appointed CBN Governor

President Bola Tinubu has given his approval for Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso to assume the role of Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for an initial term of five (5) years, subject to confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.

Olayemi Michael Cardoso is a distinguished Nigerian professional with a background in banking, chartered stockbroking, and public policy.

He previously held the position of Chairman at Citibank Nigeria and served as the Commissioner for the Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget