December 6, 2023

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2023: Emefiele Breaks Silence Over Rumoured Presidency Ambition

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigerians (CBN) Godwin Emefiele has finally reacted to speculations linking him to the top seat in Aso Rock. According to a short thread of tweets from his official Twitter handle @GodwinIEmefiele, the CBN boss said he is focused on curbing the incessant crisis of inflation and also targeting an improved monetary policy for Nigeria.

He said: “My focus at this time is a robust monetary policy and fighting inflation which is now a global problem; building a strong financial system in an increasingly uncertain global economy.

The CBN boss also made emphasis on improving the funding mechanisms for farmers in other to help them boost agricultural productivity. Emefiele also hinted that plans are ongoing to erect a state-of-the-art International Financial Center in Lagos that will rival that of other countries in the western world.

He said: “Development finance and supporting farmers & manufacturers in our self-sufficiency and import substitution drive; raising N15 trillion for InfraCo infrastructure financing.“Building a world-class International Financial Center in Lagos; as we support the @MBuhari Administration to finish strong.#NoDistractionsPlease.”