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Video: DSS confirms arrest of suspended CBN governor, Emefiele

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The Department of State Services (DSS) have confirmed that Godwin Emefiele, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is now in its custody for as investigations surrounding some of his activities continues.

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The DSS made the announcement on its Twitter handle Saturday evening following speculation about the arrest in the media.

The DSS enjoined the media to apply utmost caution in the reportage and narratives concerning this.”

The statement was signed by Peter Afunanya, the spokesman of the service.

Just about the time of the tweet, a video went viral which shows Emefiele alighting from a white Toyota pick-up van at an airport and he was escorted away by men holding handcuffs and led into a waiting private jet.

Emefiele was wearing a buba and Sokoto with a matching cap.

 

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