The Department of State Services, DSS, has finally arrested the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele.
President Bola Tinubu’s former media aide, Bayo Onanuga, said the DSS arrested Emefiele in Lagos State after initial denial.
Tweeting, Onanuga wrote: “After initial denial, DSS has now confirmed the arrest of suspended CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele. He was arrested in Lagos. An official statement soon.”
Following his suspension, reports had it that the DSS picked up Emefiele.
Reacting, the secret police had said: “Currently, Emefiele is not with the DSS.”
DAILY POST had earlier reported that Emefiele was suspended “sequel to the ongoing investigation of his office and the planned reforms in the financial sector of the economy.”
The above was disclosed in a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume.
Following Emefiele’s suspension, Tinubu appointed Mr Folashodun Adebisi Shonubi as the acting CBN governor.