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Ngozi Egbuna

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Ngozi Egbuna, PhD
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Egbuna in 2020
BornEnugu, Enugu State, Nigeria
🏳️ Nationality
🎓 Alma materUniversity of Lagos
💼 Occupation
Economist

Ngozi Egbuna is a Nigerian economist and author. She currently serves as the Director General of the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI).[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Enugu State, Egbuna completed her primary and secondary school education before she proceeded to the University of Lagos where she graduated in 1984 with a B.Sc in Economics. She obtained a master's degree in economics from the University of Lagos in 1991.[citation needed]

Egbuna also holds a Master of Science degree in technology and rural development from Ogun State University, Ago-Iwoye, in Ogun State.[3]

In 2002, Egbuna obtained a Doctor of Philosophy degree in agricultural extension and rural development from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta.[4]

Career[edit]

Egbuna's career in the financial industry spans over three decades.

Central Bank of Nigeria[edit]

Egbuna commenced her working career in 1986 at the Human Resources and Research Departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria as a Senior Supervisor/Assistant Economist, respectively. In 2006 she joined the newly established Monetary Policy Department of the apex Bank as an Assistant Director. There she served as head of the Development Studies Office (2006-2008) and head of Fiscal Studies Division from (2008-2010).[5]

In 2010-2011, Ngozi Egbuna was appointed Deputy Director and Head of the Financial Policy Division responsible for the preparation of the monetary policy model, as well as facilitate the preparation of the annual monetary programme of the Bank. In August 2011 she was seconded to the West African Monetary Institute (WAMI) as Director Financial Integration Department. She held the position until the end of her tenure in 2013. She returned to the Bank as Head of the Policy Support Unit, which provides and coordinates technical inputs from members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).[6]

Egbuna has been a member of major teams on economic policy studies. She was actively involved in the preparation of the Central Bank of Nigeria's monetary policy proposals for many years. She was actively involved in the NEEDS stakeholder awareness campaign. She was also a member of various important committees including the Fiscal Liquidity Assessment Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria and Fiscal Authorities in Nigeria (FLAC), as well as the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).

She is presently a Director at the Monetary Policy Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria.[7]

West African Monetary Institute[edit]

In August 2017, Egbuna was appointed the Director General of the West African Monetary Institute. She is currently the first female Director General in the Institute's 20-year history.[8]

The West African Monetary Institute is an international institution in the West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ), charged with the responsibility of economic,trade and monetary integration of six West African Countries namely - The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone.[9]

Egbuna is a Fellow of the Nigerian Statistical Association and a life member of the Nigerian Economic Society, amongst others.[10]

Books[edit]

Egbuna is the author of the following books:

  • Egbuna, Ngozi (2005). A Peep into an African Kitchen: Perspectives From Onitsha, Nigeria. Delta Publications (Nigeria). ISBN 9789782335715. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  • Egbuna, Ngozi (2007). The NES: 50 Years of Growth and Challenges. Central Bank of Nigeria. ISBN 9789780834814. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  • Egbuna, Ngozi (2018). 40 Steps to a Good Head Start in Life. KAS Publishers. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png

Personal life[edit]

Ngozi Egbuna is married with adult children.

See also[edit]


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References[edit]

  1. Awojulugbe, Oluseyi (14 September 2018). "Nigeria, other West African countries fail to meet criteria for single currency". The Cable Nigeria. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  2. Awojulugbe, Oluseyi (14 September 2018). "Archived copy". Ecowas. Archived from the original on 2 February 2020. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. Awojulugbe, Oluseyi (14 September 2018). "Nigeria, other West African countries fail to meet criteria for single currency". The Cable Nigeria. Archived from the original on 5 March 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. Nigeria, Radio (14 September 2018). Radio Nigeria https://www.radionigeria.gov.ng/2018/09/14/experts-drum-support-for-ecowas-currency/. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. Nigeria, Central (13 September 2018). "Archived copy". Central Bank of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 21 June 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. Nigeria, Central (13 September 2018). "Archived copy". Central Bank of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 21 June 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  7. Nigeria, Central (13 September 2018). "Archived copy". Central Bank of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 21 June 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  8. Monetary Institute, West African (13 September 2017). WAMI March 2020 http://www.wami-imao.org/?q=node/141-date=12 March 2020 Check |archive-url= value (help). Archived from the original on |archive-url= requires |archive-date= (help). Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. Nigeria, Central (13 September 2018). "Archived copy". Central Bank of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 21 June 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  10. Monetary Institute, West African (13 September 2017). WAMI March 2020 http://www.wami-imao.org/?q=node/141-date=12 March 2020 Check |archive-url= value (help). Archived from the original on |archive-url= requires |archive-date= (help). Retrieved 12 March 2020. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)


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