Thursday, January 25,
2018 09.30AM / With reporting from TheWillNigeria
TheWill is reporting that Edward Lametek Adamu, Director of Human
Resources at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will be the new Deputy Governor
of the CBN.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved his appointment,
further to the recommendation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor according to
multiple sources familiar with the development.
Mr. Edward Adamu will be replacing Mr. Suleiman Barau who retired in
December 2017; subject to the confirmation of the Senate; along with others
including that of another Deputy Governor, Aishah Ahmad, the Board of the Bank,
and members of the Monetary Policy Committee.
About Edward Adamu
Edward Adamu was born on June 22, 1959 (57yrs) in Kaltungo LGA, he is happily married with four children , and has acquired over twenty five years of
experience at the CBN.
With a degree in Engineering degree (Quantity Surveying), Second Class
Upper from the Faculty of Engineering at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, he is a
Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. He has several
postgraduate professional certifications from the Institute of Credit
Administration of Nigeria, Wharton School USA, INSEAD France, Chicago Booth
& IMD Switzerland.
He is an active member of several professional bodies including the
Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors; Project Management Institute, USA;
International Knowledge Management Institute, USA; International Society for
Performance Improvement, USA; and the Association of Project Managers,
He joined the CBN in June 1992 and in 2012, was appointed Director of
the Strategy Management Department where he was responsible for alongside the
Board of the bank, ensuring that the “CBN has a clearly articulated strategy that
would ensure the delivery of the Mandate of the Bank, organizational alignment
and focus on strategy – from development to execution – by integrating
Strategy-Focused concepts, principles, and best practices into the fabric,
cadence, and processes of the organization.”
As Director of Strategy, he was a member of the Monetary Policy
Implementation Committee and the Financial Services Regulatory Coordination
Committee as well as an observer at the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
In 2016, he was appointed Director, Human Resources Department with the
task of developing the Human Capital assets of the regulator.
In 2008 he was seconded for two years to the Gombe State Government to
set-up and run a strategic framework for best practices in procurement.
In 2010, he served as Programme Director (Head of the Projects Planning
and Implementation Division) handling multi-dimensional large scale projects
for the Bank.
In 2004 as an Assistant Director, he was the Head of the Non-core Team
under a Re- engineering and Re-structuring program (Project EAGLES) undertaken
to re-position the Bank working with Accenture Consulting.
In 2005, he led the Knowledge Management Team where he oversaw the
development of a Knowledge Management Framework for the Bank.
In 2006 as a Deputy Director, he served as Head of Business Support
Division of the Bank handing a portfolio of teams and functions including
Knowledge Management, Records Management, Strategic Alliance and Price
Between 1992 and 2003, he served in several offices of the Engineering
Services Department of the Bank handling Project Conception, Evaluation,
Contract Documentation, Cost Planning & Control, Project Implementation and
Closure of several projects of the Bank including the current CBN Head Office
Abuja. Rising from the position of a Manager to an Assistant Director.
He is a member of several Board and Project Steering
Committees of the Bank including; Budget; Staff Matters; Pension Fund
Management; Establishment, Enterprise Learning, Assets Disposal and REAL SPARC