A female signature goes on the naira for the first time in history

Nigeria experienced for the first time since her independence in 1960, the signature of a woman on her currency, identified as Priscilla Ekwere Eleje.

Eleje, who has been acting director of currency and operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has been confirmed substantive director.

She is the first female director of currency in the history of the bank, and her signature has been appended on the naira — breaking another glass ceiling.

According to insiders at CBN, that the Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the bank, has been working to ensure more women come to the table.

Source: TheCable


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