The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has condemned utterances purportedly released by some organisations, calling for the immediate sack of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, saying such utterances are aimed at distracting him from performing his responsibilities.
The CCSG decried unguided utterances claiming that the apex bank is being mismanaged under Emefiele and passed a vote of confidence on the CBN governor.
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The coalition in a statement signed by the President, Etuk Bassey Williams and Secretary-General Abubakar Ibrahim, said Nigerians are aware of his efforts and commitment which is obvious through the monetary and economic policies that have yielded good results and have helped to stabilize the economy.
Williams said as part of Emefiele’s effort in keeping to his terms of engagement and promises since he assumed office, he has offered numerous interventions and support for SMEs and others.
He condemned the claim that the CBN governor is compromising the apex bank through his political activities, adding that the claim is most unfortunate, unfounded, and uncharitable.
He also said, “The issue of campaign banners of Emefiele is the handiwork of Nigerians who are pleased with his effort and achievement as a CBN Governor, his loyalty to Mr President and his desire to make the APC government deliver on its promises to Nigeria.”
Williams said the CBN is not distracted as Emefiele has not yielded to the calls coming from Nigerians because of his loyalty to the President.