President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended Mr Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, from office with immediate effect.
Willie Bassey, Director, Information Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said in a brief statement on Friday night that it is a result of the ongoing investigation. of his office and the planned changes in the financial sector of the economy.
According to reports, Emefiele has been asked to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate), who would operate as the Central Bank Governor until the investigation and reforms are over.
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