Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has resumed duty after his annual vacation abroad.
This was contained in a statement issued by Osita Nwanisobi, Director of Corporate Communications, on Monday evening, January 16, 2023.
Emefiele, who proceeded on leave in December 2022, resumed work today, January 16.
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.
“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,” the statement reads.
The CBN thanked the public for keeping faith with the apex bank and urged Nigerians to continue to support its policies.
Emefiele is in the eye of the storm as he faces probe by the Department of State Services (DSS) for alleged terrorism financing, fraud, and funds diversion.
On Monday, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, SAN, reportedly challenged the DSS to file the charges in court.