Godwin Emefiele CBN Governor emerges President of African Central Banks

Emefiele, who was elected at the 39th Ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the AACB, will be president of the association for the year 2016 to 2017.

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Godwin Emefiele play Central Bank Of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele (REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo)
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The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has emerged the President of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB).

Emefiele, who was elected at the 39th Ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the AACB, will be president of the association for the year 2016 to 2017.

As contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday, August 19, he will succeed Lucas Nchama, Governor of the Banque des �tats de l'Afrique Centrale (BEAC).

To work with Emefiele are the governor of the Bank of Ghana as chairman of the West African sub-region; governor of the Central Bank of Mauritania, chairman of the North African sub-region; and the governor of the Bank of Central African States, chairman of the central African sub-region.

Also elected were the governor of Banque de la Republique du Burundi as chairman of the East African sub-region and governor of the Central Bank of the Kingdom of Swaziland as chairman of the Southern African sub-region.

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