Sunday, February 23, 2014

EFCC may prosecute Sanusi Lamido over alleged fraud

Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

The Suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, may be prosected by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged acts of financial recklessness in under administration's as CBN's head.

According to sources close to the Presidency, it was disclosed that Sanusi may be invited this week for questioning on the allegations against him.

President Goodluck Jonathan had last Thursday suspended Sanusi as the CBN Governor and appointed the most senior Deputy Governor of the bank, Sarah Alade, as acting Governor of the bank until the conclusion of ongoing investigations into breaches of enabling laws, due process and mandate of the CBN..

Meanwhile,the president hado forwarded the names of The Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Godwin Emefiele, to the National Assembly for consideration as the new CBN Governor

Although, Sanusi had gone to court to secure an order which restrains the Federal Government, the Nigeria Police and the State Security Service, SSS, from arresting him but he could still be invited by the anti-graft agency for interrogations.

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