President Muhammadu Buhari and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila have sent felicitations to the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, on today’s celebration of his 60th birthday.

In a message to the CBN governor, President Buhari acknowledged the contributions of Emefiele to the economic well-being of the country, noting that he has had to pilot the affairs of the nation’s apex bank through a rather turbulent time.

In a statement yesterday in Abuja by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President said: “It gives me great pleasure to rejoice with you on the occasion of your Diamond Jubilee. Kindly accept the felicitations of myself, family and Nigerians at this auspicious milestone.

“As governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, you have rendered selfless service to your country at a most challenging period of our economic development, and I salute your commitment, passion and doggedness.

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“As you continue to build on these achievements, it is my hope that your efforts translate to more positive results on the nation’s economy for improved living standards we envisage for our people.”

Also, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said Emefiele is one Nigerian who has been serving his country diligently and committedly as the governor of the apex bank.

He said Emefiele’s track records are there for all to see, adding that Nigeria and Nigerians are proud of him for his services.

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