CBN Governor Expresses Gratitude To Buhari, Security Agents For Wife’s Release

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

By Dipo Awojobi – The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele, has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari and the security agencies for ensuring the release of his wife, Margaret, less than 24 hours after she was abducted by heavily armed men along Benin-Agbor road.

Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria
Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

It would be recalled that Margaret Emefiele was abducted on Thursday night alongside seven others on Benin-Agbor road and was released Friday night after a massive police operation in the area.

Emefiele said in a statement he issued in Abuja on Saturday that his wife was rescued on Friday night.

He praised security agencies for their “gallantry” in bringing her back home within 24 hours in compliance with the directive of President Buhari.

He also thanked the Delta and Edo State Governments, friends and well wishers who, through their actions, prayers and goodwill, helped to bring this harrowing experience to a joyful end.

The CBN Governor however, vowed to continue serving the country “without any fear of intimidation”.


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