JUST IN: President Tinubu Suspends CBN Governor, Emefiele

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PRESS RELEASE

 

 …as to allow ongoing investigation 

 

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OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE FEDERATION

 

PRESIDENT TINUBU SUSPENDS EMEFIELE FROM OFFICE AS CENTRAL BANK GOVERNOR

 

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, CFR, from office with immediate effect.

 

This is sequel to the ongoing investigation of his office and the planned reforms in the financial sector of the economy.

 

Mr Emefiele has been directed to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate), who will act as the Central Bank Governor pending the conclusion of investigation and the reforms.

 

Willie Bassey

Director, Information

For: Secretary to the Government of the Federation

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