CBN Boss, Emefiele Confirms Wife’s Release From Kidnappers



The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Godwin Emefiele has thanked the Federal Government and security agencies for the rescue of his wife, Mrs Margaret Emefiele.

The CBN boss in a statement released in Abuja on Saturday by the Acting Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor, stated that the CBN governor’s wife was rescued very late Friday night.

Emefiele was qouted as saying: “I am grateful to security agencies for their gallantry in bringing my wife back home within 24 hours in compliance with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari.”

“My gratitude to 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.

“I reaffirm my resolve to continue to serve the nation diligently with all his heart without any fear of intimidation,” the statement added.

Margaret was released by the kidnappers on Saturday at Ugoneki community in Edo State following pressure from security forces.

Margaret after her release reportedly found her way to the highway.


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