The Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions have started the screening of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for a second term.
This is following a command given to the advisory group on Tuesday by the Senate at whole.
The board of trustees was given multi week to do the screening and report back to the Senate.
The board of trustees, led by Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim (PDP, Kwara), initiated the screening around early afternoon on Wednesday.
Emefiele, who was selected as CBN Governor on June 2, 2014, is because of end his first term on June 2, this year.
President Muhammadu Buhari had a week ago kept in touch with the Senate mentioning that Emefiele be affirmed as CBN representative for a second term of five years.