Several online media blogs have published reports of a purported sack of the Governor of the Central Nigeria.
The head of corporate communications of the Central Bank, Osita Nwanisiobi has reacted to reports that the Governor of the Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele has been sacked.
According to Nwanisiobi, the claims are untrue.
Osita denied the rumours in a phone conversation with Nairametrics stating that “he is not aware of any sack of the CBN Governor”.
The report emerged on Wednesday as Emefiele was away in Davos on official assignment.
Several online media blogs have published reports of a purported sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Africa’s largest economy with some mentioning that “it was unconfirmed” even though they went ahead to publish.
The CBN Governor has been under pressure since he declared interest to contest in the 2023 presidential election.