Dr Ibrahim Stevens, the former Deputy Governor has been appointed as the substantive Governor of the Central Bank of Sierra Leone.

Sierra Eye reports that Stevens succeeds Prof Kelfala Kallon who has been on indefinite leave since March.

Stevens, who held the position of Deputy Governor since 2014, brings a wealth of experience, including a background as a Senior Economist at the Bank of England and holding a PhD in Financial Economics from Durham University.

His academic achievements include an MSc in Business Finance from Brunel University London and a BSc in Economics from the University of Sierra Leone.

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