Sunday, February 23, 2014

EFCC May Prosecute Sanusi Over alleged Fraud

The Suspended Governor of the
Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN,
Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,
may be prosected by the
Economic and Financial Crimes
Commission (EFCC) over alleged
acts of financial recklessness in
under administration's as CBN's

According to sources close to the
Presidency, it was disclosed that
Sanusi may be invited this week
for questioning on the
allegations against him.
President Goodluck Jonathan had
last Thursday suspended Sanusi
as the CBN Governor and
appointed the most senior
Deputy Governor of the bank,
Sarah Alade, as acting Governor
of the bank until the conclusion
of ongoing investigations into
breaches of enabling laws, due
process and mandate of the CBN.

Meanwhile,the president hado
forwarded the names of The
Managing Director of Zenith
Bank, Godwin Emefiele, to the
National Assembly for
consideration as the new CBN
Although, Sanusi had gone to
court to secure an order which
restrains the Federal
Government, the Nigeria Police
and the State Security Service, SSS,
from arresting him but he could
still be invited by the anti-graft
agency for interrogations.

Reference: Vanguard

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