JUST IN: Emefiele Appears Before Reps Over Naira Redesign Amid Threat Of Arrest
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has made appearance before the house of representatives ad hoc committee on the currency redesign and naira swap policy.
BIGPEN NIGERIA (www.bigpenngr.com) reports this is coming amidst threat by Speaker House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, to issue a warrant to the inspector-general of police (IGP) to compel the attendance of the CBN to respond to the summon of the house on Tuesday (today).
The CBN governor had ignored previous invitations from the lawmakers prompting the house to threaten a warrant of arrest against him.
Emefiele is currently before the lawmakers in the company of top officials of the CBN, including Kingsley Obiora, deputy governor, economic policy directorate.