OF DIRECTORS OF THE CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA UNDERTAKE
A STUDY TOUR OF BRAZIL FROM MAY 16TH-19TH, 2011.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi
Lamido Sanusi, led the Board of Directors of the CBN on a Study
Tour of the Federative Republic of Brazil from May 16th to 19th,
2011. The Study Tour was mainly in form of a high-powered Conference
which was held in Brasilia, Brazil. The theme of the Conference
was "Central Bank Effectiveness in the Modern Economy".
The Speakers at the Conference included the Governor of the CBN,
Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Governor of Banco do Brasil, Mr.
Alexandre Antonio Tombini, the Deputy Governor (Operations) of the
CBN, Mr. Tunde Lemo, Mr. Adrian Cooper, Chief Executive Officer
of Oxford Economics, Mr. Armando Goncalves Armando, Senior Manager
of Accenture, Brazil, Mr. Anton Pichler, the Head of Global Banking
Research of Accenture and Mr. Sergio Foldes of BNDES, Brazil. The
Chairperson of the Nigerian Senate's Committee on Banking and Finance,
Mrs. Nkechi Justina Nwaogu, was also in attendance at the Conference.
The Governor of the CBN, Mallam
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and members of his delegation took time off
to visit the Chancery of the Embassy of Nigeria in Brasilia where
they were hosted to a reception by the Charge D' Affaires of the
Embassy, Mr. Abubakar Suleiman Abdul-Jalil and members of staff
of the Embassy. The delegation was also conducted round the newly-constructed,
magnificent edifice housing the Defence Section of the Embassy by
the Deputy Defence Attache, Lieutenant-Colonel O.A. Adenuga. The
Embassy hosted the delegation to a dinner on Tuesday, 17th May,
The study tour, which was successfully
conducted, ended on Thursday, 19th May, 2011 and the delegation
departed from Brazil to Nigeria on Friday, 20th May, 2011.