The Central Bank of Nigeria,CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele says CBN in the next five years, will aggressively pursue policies that will further diversify the Nigerian economy.
Emefiele said this in an interview with newsmen in Nsukka, Enugu State, after a Special Convocation of the University of Nigeria, where he was conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Administration.
The pledge was coming after the Nigeria Senate on Thursday confirmed Emefiele for a second term in office as CBN Governor, starting June 3.
Emefiele said the CBN in the next phase of his administration would consolidate on already existing policies.
Emefiele who is the 11th CBN Governor, began his five-year tenure on June 3, 2014.
Some of the major policies undertaken by the apex bank
in the last five years included the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme which aimed at
increasing the country’s local food production and conserving the foreign