CBN confirms Emefiele’s resignation — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has officially confirmed the resignation of Godwin Emefiele from his position as governor.

The spokesperson of the apex bank, Isa AbdulMumin, said that Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso on Friday formally assumed duty as the acting governor of CBN.

“Dr. Olayemi Michael Cardoso, recently nominated by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has on Friday, September 22, 2023, formally assumed duty, in an acting capacity, as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), pending his confirmation by the Senate,” AbdulMumin said.

“This follows the resignation of Mr. Godwin Emefiele as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).”

Emefiele has been in the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) since June 10, a day after President Tinubu suspended him from office as the CBN governor.

All the deputy governors that served under the troubled bank chief have also resigned, AbdulMumin said. They are Folashodun Shonubi,…

Source: Guardian Newspaper