Buhari To Appoint Edward Lametek Adamu as Deputy Governor of CBN

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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, UK.  

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 Intelligence.  

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 Project. 

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