Anti-graft agencies want security prevent CBN Governor from sneaking out of Nigeria before May 29

Samuel Luka, Bauchi

A call has made to all Security agencies in the country including various Anti-graft agencies to work in synergy and ensure that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele did not sneak out of the country until he clears himself of all pending allegations.

The call was made by a group known as ‘Nigerian Watch Front Group’ in a press statement signed and issued by the National Coordinator, Abubakar Gazali to Journalists in Bauchi by on Wednesday.

The group also called for immediate confiscation of the International Passport of the CBN Governor urging the Security agencies to place a traveling restriction on him indefinitely.

“Following the recent update revealing that the CBN Governor has allegedly secured a study leave to pursue his further education abroad, it is consequent upon us to call on all security agencies to as a matter of urgency beam their search light on Mr Emefiele and place him on watch list”, the statement said.

The Nigerian Watch Front Group also urged the Nigeria Immigration Service to ban Mr Godwin Emefiele from travelling out of the country by confiscating his International Passport.

It alleged that, “the de factor CBN Governor, Dr. Kingsley Obiora has joined to ravage in illegal forex transactions and covered up on behalf of Emefiele.”

According to the statement, “In no distance time, our petitions will arrive Embassies of the United State of America, United Kingdom and other foreign countries to immediately issue a visa ban restrictions on the CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele”.

The statement noted that the CBN Governor’s Deputy, Dr. Kingsley Obiora, Emmanuel Ukeje, his business frontiers, Alh. Aminu Yaro that is being prosecuted by the anti corruption agency for N70 Billion money laundering, Saadatu Ramalan Yaro, a staff of CBN whose account was discovered with N50 Billion aslo is currently being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for money laundering.

The statement added that, Abubakar Ismaila, personal domestic staff, Mr.Herry and members of his family must not leave Nigeria before May 29th.

“It is worrisome that the Governor has the efontry to vacate Nigeria after plugging the country’s economic power house into his pocket and that of few elites”, the statement said.

In recent time, the Economic Financial Crime Commission has arraigned Saadatu Yaro on counts of money laundering with over N50 billion linked to her account and are currently being investigated for prosecutions, among the persons linked to the case is Aminu Yaro a Northern business mogul and husband to Saadatu Yaro who happens to be a very close ally and watch front to the CBN Governor.

The CBN Governor is alleged to be planning to vacate Nigeria before May 29th so as not to give account of his atrocities and nepotic policy he developed to melt the economy with unnecessary recession.

The group stated that “There is no doubt that the incoming administration of Bola Ahmed Tinubu will review and conduct due investigations into the reckless financial services and loans approved to few selected individuals on the yardstick of connection.

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