Tinubu considering Tony Elumelu as CBN Governor? Here is what we know

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Tinubu considering Tony Elumelu as CBN Governor- Source

Tinubu considering as Governor- Source

Emerging Reports now has it that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is considering the chairman of Transcorp Limited, a nigerian economist and chairman of UBA group as the next successor of the Embattled Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

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This comes days after the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele was suspended by the President announced by the  Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) which was with Immediate effect.

 

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The statement for Emefiele’s suspension was released on Friday, Willie Bassey, Director of Information for the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), announced the suspension on behalf of SGF George Akume.

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In part, the statement reads, “This is a result of the ongoing investigation of his office and the planned reforms in the financial sector of the economy.”

 

“Mr Emefiele has been ordered to immediately turn over his office to the Deputy Governor (Operations Directorate), who will serve as Central Bank Governor until the investigation and reforms are completed.”

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Tony Elumelu on his part seems more like a good replacement as he has done so well as a business man in running his business empire.

 

However, Ejes Gist News Nigeria cannot independtly verify the authenticity of the report as at the time of filing in this report as calls put across to the various parties, Tony Elumelu and the media team of the presidency proved abortive as calls where not answered.

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