2023: Nigerians Can Have Heart Attack, I’m Having Fun – Emefiele

Following a presidential directive for appointees with political ambitions in 2023 to resign by Monday, Godwin Emefiele, governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Thursday, met with President Muhammadu Buhari, after which he declared that “there will be news”.

The CBN Governor had gone to court to challenge the public service rule that requires public office holders to resign their positions before contesting for elective positions.

Emefiele, when asked by State House Correspondent to react to the story that the President had directed him to resign forthwith.

He replied: “There is no news now, but there will be news. You heard me, I said there is no news but there will be news”.

When reminded that given his current position, his ambition was creating anxiety among Nigerians as well as the international community, Emefiele quipped that he was having fun at the scenario.

According to him: “Let them have heart attack. It’s good to have heart attack. I am having a lot of fun.”

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