The presidency has demanded that the current CBN governor should go on compulsory leaves till the expiration of his tenure as Central Bank Of Nigeria governor according to sources reliable to NIGERIA NEWS.
Emefiele was said to have received such instruction on March 4th, being Monday.
Buhari expected to name another CBN governor for the Emefiele replacement which is expected to come from Northern part of Nigeria just like the president is known for to trust more persons from the northern part of Nigeria rather than the Southern part.
Godwin Emefiele, the financial expert has been Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria since June 3, 2014.
He was Chief Executive officer and Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc and previously the Deputy Managing Director of Zenith Bank Plc.
Emefiele served as Executive Director in charge of Corporate Banking, Treasury, Financial Control and Strategic Planning of Zenith Bank Plc and has been on the Management team since inception.
Emefiele was one time a director at Zenith Bank Plc and Zenith Bank (Gambia) Limited.
Before commencing his banking career, he lectured Finance and Insurance at the University of Nigeria Nsukka, and University of Port Harcourt, respectively.
He is an alumnus of Executive Education at Stanford University, Harvard University (2004) and Wharton School of Business (2005).
Emefiele holds a B.Sc. degree in Finance in 1984 and an MBA Degree in Finance in 1986, both from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.