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Senators ‘praise’ Emefiele during screening for renewal appointment

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Senators on Wednesday ‘praised’ Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele during screening for renewal of his reappointed as Governor of Apex Bank dismissing N500 billion fraud allegations against him.

Emefiele who appeared before members of Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions lectured Lawmakers for 20 minutes on Initiatives of Apex Bank to address Economy problem for the past five years before the Chairman of the Committee, Sen. Rafiu Ibrahim opened floor for questions.

Sen Rafiu said, “I do not have any question for the Governor. I am overwhelmed. I wish you well and pray for you. May God continue to guide you.

“Now, we know the reason why there are some videos on social media because in Nigeria, once you are a good person, some people will always try to bring you down. We will expeditiously take a report to the chamber for consideration. You can take a bow.”

But, when it was the turn of Committee members to ask Emefiele questions they began to praise the Chief Banker of the country for good job for the past five years.

Senator Kurfi Umaru while speaking commended the Governor of Central Bank for brilliant Job.

He said ,“Let me start by congratulating the governor for his second term and also congratulate you for your article presentation. I commend you for a job well done.”

Also, Sen. Philip Aduda said: “Mine is to wish you well and to pray to God almighty to grant you wisdom so that you can put the economy of this county on a pedestal of hope and prosperity. Congratulations.”

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