Former SGF Babachir Lawal Criticizes Appointment of CBN Governor
In a recent interview on Arise News Television, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, expressed criticism regarding the appointment of Olayemi Cardoso as the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Lawal questioned the qualifications and experience of the newly appointed CBN governor, referring to his Curriculum Vitae (CV) as “patch-patch.”
Babachir Lawal Questions Credentials of CBN Governor Olayemi Cardoso
During the interview, Babachir Lawal raised concerns about the appointment of Olayemi Cardoso as the CBN governor, highlighting his limited experience.
Lawal specifically mentioned Cardoso’s role as the Commissioner of Planning in Lagos State, emphasizing that this position in a single state does not provide sufficient expertise for such a crucial role.
Ex-SGF Lawal Expresses Concerns Over “Patch-Patch” CV of CBN Governor
Describing Olayemi Cardoso’s CV as “patch-patch,” Babachir Lawal reiterated his reservations about the CBN governor’s qualifications.
Lawal pointed out that Cardoso’s background, primarily as the Commissioner of Planning in Lagos State, does not offer the extensive experience required for the significant responsibilities associated with the role of CBN governor.
Babachir Lawal: President Tinubu Appointed CBN Governor with Limited Experience
In a critical assessment of the appointment, Babachir Lawal suggested that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu appointed Olayemi Cardoso despite what he views as a lack of substantial experience.
Lawal emphasized the need for individuals in key positions, especially the Central Bank governor, to possess a comprehensive and relevant background.
Interview: Lawal Raises Doubts on CBN Governor’s Qualifications
Speaking during the interview on Arise News Television, Babachir Lawal openly questioned the qualifications of Olayemi Cardoso for the position of CBN governor.
Lawal expressed his concerns about the limited scope of Cardoso’s experience, particularly in comparison to the complex economic challenges the CBN governor is expected to handle.
SGF Lawal Voices Disapproval of CBN Governor’s Appointment
Former SGF Babachir Lawal used the interview platform to voice his disapproval of the appointment of Olayemi Cardoso as the CBN governor.
Lawal emphasized that Cardoso’s past roles, including the chairmanship of a bank with 13 branches, did not provide sufficient exposure for the crucial responsibilities associated with the position.
Olayemi Cardoso’s CV Under Scrutiny by Former SGF Babachir Lawal
Babachir Lawal continued to scrutinize Olayemi Cardoso’s CV, expressing skepticism about the CBN governor’s qualifications.
Lawal dissected Cardoso’s professional background, questioning the decision to appoint him to a role as significant as the governorship of the Central Bank.
Lawal Dissects CBN Governor’s Background, Highlights Concerns
Former SGF Babachir Lawal dissected the professional background of Olayemi Cardoso during the interview, emphasizing his concerns about the CBN governor’s suitability for the role.
Lawal’s analysis focused on Cardoso’s previous positions and their relevance to the intricate challenges faced by the Central Bank.