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Dr. Paul A. Ogwuma, OFR  
Retired as Governor - Served in the CBN from 10/1/1993 To 5/29/1999








Dr. Paul Agbai Ogwuma, was born on April 24th 1932, in Abayi, Imo State. He started his early education St. Barnabas School, Thie, St. Michaelís School, Aba and St. Gregoryís School, Mbusi. He then proceeded to New Bethel College, Onitsha and Bradford Institute of Technology. He also studied at the Bradford University in the United Kingdom from 1959 to 1962.

Dr. Ogwuma, a seasoned banker, Chartered Accountant and Administrator, has held various posts in organizations both in the United Kingdom and Nigeria. He was the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Union Bank of Nigeria prior to his appointment as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria in September, 1993.

Dr. Ogwuma enjoys lawn tennis, golf, swimming and reading. He is married with children.


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Facts : 7/1/1959
BOARD OF DIRECTORS:The Management of the CBN is placed under a Board of Directors which is responsible for the Policy and General administration of the Affairs and Business of the Bank.Under the original statute,the Board was composed of the Governor as Chairman,a Deputy Governor and Five other Directors all of whom were appointed by the Federal Government.
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