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Emefiele returns from vacation, mute on DSS



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Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has resumed work following weeks away on vacation.

The CBN governor who was declared wanted by the Department of State Services (DSS) for terrorism financing, noted that he resumed work with renewed vigour.

“The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has resumed duty after his annual vacation abroad. Mr. Emefiele, who proceeded on leave in December 2022, resumed work today, Monday, January 16, 2023,” a statement by Osita Nwanisobi, director, corporate communications said.

The statement explained that, “The Governor resumed with renewed vigour to perform his duty ahead of the first Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the year scheduled for January 23 to 24, 2023.


“Mr. Emefiele remains committed to performing the task before him in line with his oath of office and the policy direction of President Muhammadu Buhari.

“While thanking the public for keeping faith with the Bank, we urge Nigerians to continue to support the policies of the Bank aimed at ensuring a stable financial system and the Nigerian economy in general.”

Attempts by the DSS to arrest him was halted by a high court in the Federal Capital Territory in December.

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