President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suspended the Central Bank Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, CFR, from office with immediate effect.
According to a terse statement by Willie Bassey Director, Information
Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Friday night said it 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.
Recall that Emefiele and Tinubu disagreed on the implementation of Naira redesign policy which caused Nigerians pains.