Lagos - With less than three months to the expiration of the tenure of Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, as Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) governor, serious and intense jockeying for his position has begun.
Chief among the names that are in the hot race to succeed Sanusi are Olusegun Aganga, minister of Industry, Trade and Investment and Dr. Yerima Ngama, minister of State for Finance, reports Osun Defender.
The three deputy governors of the CBN who are considered insiders and who share Sanusi’s views on monetary policies have also started intense lobbying among the rank and file in the Presidency in order to win their hearts.
Other names that have since popped up as likely contenders include not less than 17 managing directors of Nigerian banks.
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