Emefiele now in our custody – DSS


The Department of State Services(DSS) has revealed that the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, is now in its custody for some investigative reasons.

This was made known in a statement via the agency’s Twitter handle on Saturday, June 10, 2023.

The agency’s public relations officer, Peter Afunanya, however added, “The public, particularly the Media, is enjoined to apply utmost caution in the reportage and narratives concerning this”.

President Bola Tinubu had suspended Emefiele from office with immediate effect on Friday, June 9.

Following his suspension, Emefiele was directed to immediately hand over the affairs of his office to the Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate), Adebisi Shonubi, who will act as the CBN governor pending the conclusion of the investigation and the reforms.

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