Adamu Ciroma

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Adamu Ciroma
Mallam Adamu Ciroma, IMF 62ph020927tl.jpg
Adamu Ciroma at the IMF 2002 Annual Meetings
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria
In office
24 September 1975 – 28 June 1977
Preceded byClement Isong
Succeeded byOla Vincent
Federal Minister of Finance
In office
June 1999 – May 2003
Succeeded byNgozi Okonjo-Iweala
Personal details
Born(1934-11-20)20 November 1934
Potiskum, Yobe State, Nigeria
Died5 July 2018(2018-07-05) (aged 83)
Abuja, Nigeria

Adamu Ciroma (20 November 1934 – 5 July 2018)[1] was a Nigerian politician.

Ciroma served as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was born in Potiskum, Yobe State.[2].[3] He was a member of the People's Democratic Party.

Ciroma was a founding member of the People's Democratic Party (PDP). He served as Minister of Finance in the government of Olusegun Obasanjo from 1999 to 2003. His wife Maryam Ciroma holds the position of PDP National Women leader in Nigeria.

References[change | change source]

  1. BREAKING: Ex-Minister of Finance, Adamu Ciroma, died at 84
  2. Bolaji Adepegba, Adamu Ciroma, tested and trusted yet uncrowned, Daily Independent Online, Nov 27, 2003 [1]
  3. Olajide Aluko. Nigeria and Britain after Gowon, African Affairs > Vol. 76, No. 304 (Jul., 1977), pp. 9