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Niger Gov Tasks CBN On Policies To Fast -track FG’s Diversification Drive



Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has charged  the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue to come up with financial and monetary policies that will deepen people-oriented policies and diversification drive of President Muhammadu Buhari for development.

The governor who spoke at the weekend in an interview  shortly after the civic reception in honour of the newly appointed deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria,Mrs. Aisha Ndanusa-Ahmad in Minna, lauded the apex bank’s policies so far.

Governor Sani Bello specifically commended the CBN on its programmes such as CBN-Anchor Borrowers and NIRSAL  Programmes,noting that  with the calibre of the people at the helms of affairs at the apex bank, solid monetary and financial policies should be fashioned out for the country’s economic  growth and development.

He advised that such policies by the bank should be in line with the agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari which gives adequate attention to diversification of the nation’s mono-economy and for the rejuvenation of the agricultural and the solid mineral sectors.

“The  Central Bank of Nigeria  (CBN) should continue to  come up with financial and monetary policies that will revive and propel our economy in line with the economic diversification agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The bank should chunk out policies that will further reposition the agricultural and solid mineral sectors in other to reduce our over dependence on oil and gas,” the governor advised.

Governor Sani Bello on behalf of the people of the state, expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mrs Aisha Ndanusa-Ahmad, an indigene of the state and gave assurance of continuous support of the state to federal government laudable policies and programmes.

Mrs. Aisha Ndanusa-Ahmad, Deputy Governor, Directorate of Financial System Stability was recently appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari. She hails from Bida in Niger State.





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