The suspension and subsequent arrest of Godwin Emefiele of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) might not be the end to the saga surrounding the apex bank administration.
Politics Nigeria reports that Emefiele’s arrest is a precursor to the imminent purge of the top echelon of the apex bank.
MOUTHPIECE NGR gathered that top directors of the CBN would be interrogated in the coming weeks as part of a comprehensive probe of Emefiele’s administration as directed by the president.
Reports also have it that senior officials in the procurement department of the CBN as well as special advisers to the embattled governor will be interrogated by the secret police.
A source was quoted to have said: “One of those under the radar of the DSS is a special adviser to the CBN governor. He retired from the CBN in 2021 as a director but was retained by Emefiele as a special adviser. He is believed to have an inside knowledge of all the actions taken by Emefiele.
“Other subjects of interest are senior officials and directors in the procurement department. The fact is that many top directors will be invited or arrested for questioning in the weeks ahead.”