CBN Gives Reasons For Emefiele’s Absence, Says He Will Keep Performing Duties As Directed By Buhari

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has vowed to keep performing the tasks President Muhammadu Buhari directs him to.

The apex bank governor said this in a statement which CBN issued on his behalf on Monday evening.


In the statement entitled, ‘CBN Gov, Emefiele Resumes Duty After Annual Leave’, the governor said he is back 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.”

Emefiele’s whereabouts

“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,” read the statement signed by Osita Nwanisobi, Director, Corporate Communications, CBN.

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