Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has reacted to calls for his resignation following the controversy surrounding claims of him having an interest in the 2023 presidential election.
Daily Trust reported that Emefiele who responded to questions from State House reporters after a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on Thursday May 12, Emefiele stated that he is having lots of fun amid the drama.
When asked about his reaction to the report that the President had asked him to resign after the purchase of the presidential nomination and expression of interest forms of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Emefiele said:
“There is no news now, but there will be news. You heard me, I said there is no news but there will be news.”
When told that Nigerians were anxious about his position, he said;
“Let them have heart attack. It’s good to have heart attack. I am having a lot of fun.”