Friday, 10 January 2014

Sack Me If You Can - Sanusi Dares President Jonathan

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi has said he would not leave office until his tenure expires on June second this year.

President Jonathan had reportedly told the CBN boss to resign for allegedly leaking the letter he wrote to him to former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the non-remittance of forty nine billion dollars to the Federation Account.

Lamido Sanusi denied the allegation, saying that the letter could have been leaked by anybody in the Presidential Villa, the Ministry of Finance and the CBN.

According to the CBN Governor only two thirds of the Senate can remove him from office.

Spokesman of the CBN, Ugochukwu Okoroafor said Lamido Sanusi is not proceeding on a terminal leave in March, adding that he would be retiring on the second of June.

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