CBN Governor’s Wife Rescued, Emefiele Confirms!


Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the release of his wife who was abducted along Benin-Agbor Road on Thursday.

Margaret Emefiele was abducted by unknown gunmen, was rescued by security operatives at Ugoneki near Benin City in the wee hours of Friday.

According to a statement issued on Saturday and published on TheWill, the apex bank governor expressed gratitude to God, President Muhammadu Buhari and security agencies for the rescue of his wife within 24 hours of the President’s directive.

The statement reads, “I am grateful 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,” Emefiele added.

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