The Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has returned to the country and resumed duties after his annual vacation abroad.
A statement by the apex bank’s Director, Corporate Communications , Osita Nwanisobi, confirmed that Emefiele, who proceeded on leave in December 2022 resumed on Monday with renewed vigour to perform his duty ahead of the first Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting of the year scheduled for January 23 to 24, 2023.
The statement noted that Emefiele remains committed to performing the task before him in line with his oath of office and the policy direction of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Earlier, the Department of State Services denied invading the office of the CBN Governor.
This followed reports that the DSS had stormed the CBN headquarters to arrest the governor of the apex bank.
In a statement by the DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, the security agency denied arresting Emeifele.