Just In: House of Reps Speaker Threatens To Issue Warrant of Arrest On Emefiele

Date: 26-01-2023 2:32 pm (1 year ago) | Author: Bayo Nelson
- at 26-01-2023 02:32 PM (1 year ago)
(m)

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emiefele. This followed Emefiele's refusal to appear before the House.Section 89 gives the parliament power to issue a warrant of arrest on anybody who refuses to honour an invitation from them.
 
The House at plenary on Tuesday set up an ad-hoc committee to interface with the CBN and Managing Directors of Banks on the scarcity of the redesigned naira notes and cashless policy while asking the apex bank to extend the deadline for deposit of the old notes by six months. Neither the Governor of the CBN nor his representative honoured the House invitation for a meeting by 3.00 pm on Wednesday, prompting another invite for Thursday.
 
A letter read on the floor of the House on Thursday by the Speaker and signed by CBN’s Deputy Governor, Corporate Services said Emefiele will not honour the invitation because he was part of President Buhari’s delegation to Dakar, Senegal. Reacting to the letter from the apex bank, Gbajabiamila said though the CBN Governor was a personal friend, he and other members of the House have a constitutional duty to perform.
 
He said the refusal of the CBN Governor to honour the invitation or send a representative to the House was not acceptable, adding the bank must attend the meeting summoned by the House before the close of business on Thursday.
 
He said if the bank fails to honour the invitation of the House to discuss a policy, which has caused serious hardship to Nigerians, he will be forced to invoke the provisions of the constitution to issue a warrant of arrest asking the Inspector General of Police to compel the CBN Governor to honour the House invitation.
 
Details Shortly…


Posted: at 26-01-2023 02:32 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
- fineboy77 at 26-01-2023 03:01 PM (1 year ago)
Online (m)
A lot of power play underground

Posted: at 26-01-2023 03:01 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
Reply
- bobisco20049 at 26-01-2023 03:58 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
femi your re-election no big pass nigeria
Posted: at 26-01-2023 03:58 PM (1 year ago) | Newbie
Reply
- Jiiitk4 at 26-01-2023 04:44 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
Arrest  Tinubu  first
Posted: at 26-01-2023 04:44 PM (1 year ago) | Gistmaniac
Reply
- kp45 at 26-01-2023 07:21 PM (1 year ago)
Online (m)
Time will tell.
Posted: at 26-01-2023 07:21 PM (1 year ago) | Addicted Hero
Reply
- gogoman at 26-01-2023 11:42 PM (1 year ago)
(m)
Quote from: Jiiitk4 on 26-01-2023 04:44 PM
Arrest  Tinubu  first



tinubu no dey government for now!!!
Posted: at 26-01-2023 11:42 PM (1 year ago) | Grande Master
Reply

fire TRENDING GISTS fire

TODAY'S TOP
  1. UPDATE; Binance To Depart Nigerian Market, Ends Services In Local Currency

  2. 'Muslims Need To Learn Manner Of Approach' -Muslim Lady Says As She Narrates How A Lady Was

  3. VIDEO: Check Out Many Times Actor, John ‘Mr Ibu’ Okafor Had Made Us Laugh

  4. Police In Search For Killers Of Two Akwa Ibom Brothers

  5. Rita Edochie Continues To Drag People Who Snatch What Belongs To Another Person

  6. Did I Pull An Omah Lay On Your Girl? -Burna Boy Questioned Male Fan Looking At Him All Through

  7. VID: Nasty Blaq Replies VeryDarkMan Over Skit With Lord Lamba’s Babymama, Queen

  8. "Why I Didn’t Post My Child On Social Media'' – Lord Lamba Opens Up

  9. VIDEO: Pastor Issues Warning To Female Members Who Intends To Marry Him

  10. Nigerian Singer, Dice Ailes Calls Out Sony Music For “Frustrating The Circulation” Of His Songs

  11. Don Jazzy Changed My Life, I Left Mavin Records Amicably - Singer, Reekado Banks Reveals

  12. VID; Iheme Nancy Slams VeryDarkMan For Supporting Lord Lamba Without Hearing From Queen

  13. 'This Guarantees Nothing' – Influencer, Morris Reacts To Moses Bliss And Wife Being Prayed For

  14. 'Walk Away From Any Man Who Asks You To Wait For Him After 7Yrs Of Dating' - Singer Godfrey


THIS WEEK
  1. Veteran Nollywood Actor, John Okafor Popularly Known As Mr. Ibu Is Dead

  2. "I Found Out He Was 51 On Our Wedding Day After Telling Me He Was 38" – Mr Ibu’s Daughter

  3. The Real Cause Of Nollywood Legend, Mr. Ibu's Death Revealed

  4. Cristiano Ronaldo & Partner Georgina Are Finally Getting Married After 4 Kids (See Invite)

  5. Ogun Serial Ritualist, Adebayo Azeez Reveals How He Gets His Victims From A Dating App (Video)

  6. Kizz Daniel Shows Off His Beautiful Wife As He Teases With New Music “Showa” (Video)

  7. "Late Herbert Wigwe Built State-Of-Art Private Tomb Before Death Struck" – Source Reveals

  8. “How My Brother Collapsed On A Movie Set” - Sisi Quadri’s Brother Narrates How He Died (Video)

  9. Video of Late Sisi Quadri Complaining Bitterly About His Health in a Hospital Surfaces Online

  10. VIDEO: Police Parade Fleeing Female Anambra Lawyer Who Brutalized Maid With Hot Knife


TOP MEMBERS: