Let’s get into the discussion Of CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele about the rumours that has gone viral on News and social media, on the motion of him been Sacked from the office, let check it out below.
Osita Nwanisiobi, the Central Bank’s head of corporate communications, has stated that rumors about the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, being fired are false.
In a phone discussion, Osita disputed the rumors, saying that “he is not aware of any sacking of the CBN Governor.” The CBN Governor, according to News Media, is in Davos for official business.
Several online media blogs have reported on the alleged dismissal of the Governor of the Central Bank of Africa’s largest economy, with some stating that “it was unverified” before publishing.
Other sources close to the president and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria have been contacted to confirm the rumors. All of our sources claim to be unaware of any such sack.
Since declaring his interest in running for President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the CBN Governor has come under fire.
Checkout what really happened with CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele
Emefiele had petitioned the court to prevent the Nigerian Central Bank Board, the Attorney General of the Federation, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from preventing him from running for president.
Following an ex parte action filed by one Nkwo Augustine Eddiego against the Board of the Central Bank of Nigeria and INEC seeking a restraining order, the judge granted the injunction.
However, sources say the Presidency was dissatisfied with his actions, chastising him for dragging INEC to court on a non-existent issue.
Mr. Emefiele has now dropped his lawsuit against INEC and the Attorney General for excluding him from running for President.
The Past News On Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor
The CBN recently raised the interest rate from 11.5 percent to 13%, citing growing inflation and the need to avert a shortage of demand for Nigerian bonds.
President Goodluck Jonathan suspended Emefiele’s predecessor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, when he was governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria.