Nigeria's Tinubu nominates banker Cardoso as new central bank governor - REUTERS
ABUJA, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Bola Tinubu has nominated banker Olayemi Cardoso as the new central bank governor, his spokesperson said on Friday.
Tinubu has sent the nomination, which includes a new management team to the Senate for screening and confirmation, spokesperson Ajuri Ngalele said in a statement.
Cardoso would replace Godwin Emefiele who was suspended by Tinubu in June and later detained by the country's state security agency.
Reporting by Felix Onuah Writing by Chijioke Ohuocha, Editing by MacDonald Dzirutwe