Buhari appoints ex-CBN deputy gov, Sarah Alade as SA on Finance and Economy

ON Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Sarah Omotunde Alade as the Special Adviser to the President on Finance and the Economy.



    The information was disclosed through a statement on Nigeria’s Presidency Twitter handle @NGRPresident.

    According to the statement, Alade’s appointment as the adviser on finance and the economy to the president is domiciled in the Ministry of Finance, Budget, and National Planning.

    The statement said Alade holds a BSc in Economics and a Ph.D. in Management Science (Operations Research). It stated that she retired from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as Deputy Governor in 2017 after spending 23 years in the apex bank.

    “She had also acted briefly in 2014 as the CBN Governor,” the statement read.

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