CBN Governor Emefiele Under Scrutiny: Analysis of Ohanaeze Youths’ Reaction to Obaze Report.
Youths from the South-Eastern part of the country, under the auspices of the Ohanaeze Youths Movement (OYM), on Frday, came down hard on the Special Investigator on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Related Entities, Jim Obazee, describing his leaked report as laughable and glorified audit report of a village union.
In the report, the investigator had, among other allegations, accused the immediate-past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, of allegedly operating 593 illegal United States, United Kingdom and China accounts without the approval of the apex bank’s board.
The investigator also claimed that N26trillion Ways and Means fraud under Emefiele was uncovered.
But, reacting to the outcome of the investigation, the Ohanaeze youths, in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday, described the allegations contained in the said report as laughable.
They described the report as the handiwork of hatchet men who were desperate for something to hold on to hang Emefiele.
“We believe strongly that no serious government will take anything about this laughable report seriously except if key stakeholders in such government have personal axe to grind with the subject of investigation.
“We urge President Bola Tinubu to confine this report, which does not worth the paper on which it was written, to the dustbin where it rightly belongs.
“Our movement are indeed ashamed of Obazee is this is the best he can come up with. It is clear that he only willingly work towards a prepared answer.
“We warn him to remember that the evils men do live with them and after them, the more reason why he should know that it is dangerous for him to offer himself as a tool to be used to nail an innocent man.”