Nigeria

Ex-central bank chief Adamu Ciroma passes on in Abuja

Adamu Ciroma

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Adamu Ciroma, has passed on.

A family source disclosed this to newsmen on Thursday afternoon, saying the elder statesman died at a hospital in Abuja.

A prominent politician, Ciroma served as minister of finance under ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo.

He was a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

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