A gaggle, Save Nigeria Motion (SNM), has alleged plots by some officers who had been working for the embattled Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele to blackmail the Federal Authorities and the Division of State Safety Service (DSS) to thwart the continued investigation of the suspended governor.
The CSO that has been within the forefront of nurturing and sustaining the democratic tradition in Nigeria in an announcement signed by its convener, Rev. Solomon Semaka, disclosed that he would deploy the total wrath of the legislation to bear on any Nigerian making an attempt to control public opinion towards the pragmatic insurance policies this administration is pursuing for the betterment of the Nigerian folks.
Based on him, “We all know that Emefiele whereas within the workplace superintendent over financial terrorism that introduced the nation to its knees. The choice to deliver him to ebook is within the public curiosity and the Division of State Companies even earlier than the brand new administration had taken such daring steps, thus deflating the narrative of vendetta”.
Nonetheless, the group additionally despatched a robust warning to some Nigerians who’ve constituted themselves right into a nuisance by plotting to launch a marketing campaign of calumny towards the current administration as a method of blackmailing the federal government over its anti-corruption and transparency stance.
“It has come to our discover that sure unpatriotic Nigerians are loyal to the Central Financial institution Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has deliberate grand schemes to discredit the Authorities with a great deal of lies concerning the complicity of their principal thereby turning the general public towards the federal government and inflicting unrest.
“We wish to particularly warn among the officers of the CBN to as a matter of speedy concern desist from his plans to make use of his workplace and privileges as a civil servant to assault the federal government with lies simply to guard his principal who has a authentic case to reply. Let it even be on report that we’ve got warned among the private assistants to the previous CBN Governor to keep away from the current investigation of Mr. Emefiele and desist from any act that can put them at loggerheads with the Nigerian lots”, he mentioned.
Whereas calling for the arrest, and prosecution of the culprits concerned within the misinformation and twisting of details to demotivate and distract safety forces from doing their job, the CSO urged the the Division of State Safety Companies to take a step additional to dam each the international and native accounts of this stooges to cripple their monetary means and function a deterrent to others.
“Our intelligence has revealed deceptive commentaries, speculative narratives, storylines and movies being circulated within the social media by mischief makers insinuating that Mr. Emefiele is unjustly detained and that his rights are denied. That is completely false as Mr. Emefiele has direct entry to his legal professionals, medical providers, relations and different individuals related to him at acceptable hours and days. These fronting this lies ought to be aware that Nigerians are too enlightened to be swayed by low-cost blackmail”, the assertion additional acknowledged.
The group additionally referred to as on all Nigerians regardless of get together and non secular affiliations to assist the insurance policies and choices of the Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration aimed toward making a renewed Nigeria of hope and aspirations, including additional that “these planning to protest towards the Authorities and the DSS ought to rethink their resolution and select quite to face on the aspect of justice, transparency, accelerated growth and nationwide safety”.