The Governor of the Central Bank of Federal Republic of Nigeria (CBN) Mr Godwin Emefiele, has dispelled widespread rumours that he would be contesting for office of the president in the 2023 general elections .
“I am humbled by the growing interest of those asking that I run for the office of president in the 2023 general elections: I have not come to that decision.
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“I note and salute the sacrifices of those farmers and patriots going as far as raising personal funds and offering me presidential nomination forms: I thank them most profusely.
” However, should I answer their calls and decide to seek presidential nomination, I will use my own hard earned savings to buy my own nomination forms.
He said that he would continue to serve the country in his capacity as CBN governor until he received divine counsel to contest for a higher office. .
“This is a serious decision that requires God’s Divine intervention: in the next few days The Almighty will so direct,” he said.