Ex-CBN Boss To Run For Presidency In 2019
Ahead of the 2019 Presidential Elections, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu has shown interest.
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Moghalu who also use to be a former UN official made this announcement today at a press conference in Abuja.
According to him, ” the successive leadership failures of our civilian political class birthed my intention.”
“With love for our country and a fierce commitment to a vision of rapid progress for our more than 180 million citizens, and following wide-ranging consultations, I offer myself to serve you as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as from May 29, 2019.”
Moghalu did not however state what party he will be contesting with but declared that he is an “anti-elitist candidate.”
“We must refuse to allow the political elite to continue to intimidate us with the idea that no one can displace them. They boast they will outspend us and more.”
“But we say to them: Nigerians will not be taken for a ride yet again.”
Prior to his declaration, Moghalu had led executions to save the banking sector after the financial crisis.
Moghalu used to be,”the chairperson of the board of directors of the Nigerian-Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) and the Financial Institutions Training Centre. He was also a member of the boards of directors of the Central Bank of Nigeria, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Nigeria, the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, and the global Alliance for Financial Inclusion.”