Nigerian Activist Aisha Yesufu Criticizes Removal of CBN Governor, Stresses Importance of Due Process

…By Lola Smith for TDPel Media. Popular Nigerian activist, Aisha Yesufu, has expressed her opinion on the removal of Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu recently suspended Emefiele from office, citing an ongoing investigation and planned reforms in the financial sector.

Yesufu, taking to Twitter, shared her thoughts on the matter, highlighting the importance of following due process in such circumstances.

Emefiele’s Removal Long Overdue:

Aisha Yesufu believes that the removal of Godwin Emefiele should have taken place much earlier.

She asserts that it is crucial to adhere to established procedures when removing a public official from office.

According to Yesufu, the CBN Act’s Section 11 (2) (c & f) outlines the appropriate steps to be followed.

Following Due Process:

Yesufu emphasizes that the process of removing Emefiele should have been carried out in accordance with the prescribed guidelines.


She stresses the importance of adhering to due process in order to ensure transparency and fairness.

Yesufu implies that the removal of Emefiele without following established procedures would be a violation of the principles governing such actions.


Aisha Yesufu, a prominent Nigerian activist, has voiced her opinion on the removal of the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

She believes that Emefiele’s removal should have occurred much earlier and emphasizes the significance of following due process in such situations.

Yesufu highlights Section 11 (2) (c & f) of the CBN Act as a reference for the appropriate procedures to be followed during the removal of a public official.


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