CBN Redeploys Umar to Currency Operations Department

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By Dipo Olowookere

Mr Ahmed Bello Umar has been redeployed to the Currency Operations Department at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as Director with effect from Thursday, December 5, 2019.

A statement signed by the Director of Corporate Communications Department, Mr Isaac Okorafor, disclosed that Mr Umar is taking over from Mrs Priscilla Ekwueme Eleje, who retired from the apex bank last Thursday.

Before his appointment last week, he was the Director in charge of Trade and Exchange Department at the central bank.

Mr Umar is a member of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), the Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM), Institute of Internal Auditors of Nigeria (Associate-AIIAN), the Information System and Control Association (ISACA) and the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).

He joined the CBN in 1989, two years after he was called to the Nigerian Bar, having completing a law programme from the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, Kaduna State.

Mr Umar, who was born on July 10, 1963, also holds certification in Information Systems Audit & Control Association (ISACA), Illinois, USA and is a Certified Information System Auditor. He is equally certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).

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