Check Out The Full List Of CBN Governors From 1958 Till Date

Check Out The Full List Of CBN Governors From 1958 Till Date

The 10th Senate led by Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday confirmed Olayemi Cardoso as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

Cardoso was nominated by President Bola Tinubu on the 15th of September, 2023 as the Governor of the apex bank for a term of five years.

Cardoso was appointed by the President to replace Godwin Emefiele who reportedly resigned his position in August following his suspension by the President.

Cardoso has served for over four decades in the public, private, and development sectors as a leader and innovator.

He has also served as Commissioner in the Lagos State Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget; Chairman of the board of the African Venture Philanthropy Alliance and, most recently, Chairman of Citibank Nigeria Ltd for 12 years, until his resignation in 2022.

Here is the list of CBN Governors in Nigeria from 1958 till date.

1. Roy Pentelow Fenton (July 24, 1958 – July 24, 1963)

2. Aliyu Mai-Bornu (July 25, 1963 – June 22, 1967)

3. Clement Nyong Isong (August 15, 1967 – September 22, 1975)

4. Adamu Ciroma (September 24, 1975 – June 28, 1977)

5. Ola Vincent (June 28, 1977 – June 28, 1982)

6. Abdulkadir Ahmed (June 28, 1982 – September 30, 1993)

7. Paul Agbai Ogwuma (October 1, 1993 – May 29, 1999)

8. Joseph Oladele Sanusi (May 29, 1999 – May 29, 2004)

9. Charles Chukwuma Soludo (May 29, 2004 – May 29, 2009)

10. Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi (June 3, 2009 – February 20, 2014)

11. Sarah Alade (Acting) (February 20, 2014 – June 3, 2014)

12. Godwin Emefiele (June 3, 2014 – June 9, 2023)

13. Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi (Acting) (June 9, 2023 – September 26)

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