The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday denied that its Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has been sacked.
There have been several reports online alleging that the CBN governor was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.
While some social media users believe the president may need to go through legislative processes before sacking the governor, others have continued to spread rumours of his alleged sack.
Speaking with newsmen, the Head of Corporate Communications of the Central Bank, Osita Nwanisiobi denied the rumoured sack.
Osita said, “I heard it just the way you got it too. As far as I am concerned, it’s a rumour, I’m not aware of any sack”
The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele has been under pressure to resign since he declared interest in running for president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the 2023 general election.
Some stakeholders had also demanded his dismissal due to his partisan politics.
This article was originally published on Nigeria News