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Osun Commercial Drivers, Traders Celebrate Emefiele’s Suspension, Arrest



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Intra state commercial driver in Osogbo,Osun State have hailed President Bola Tinubu for suspending Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria,CBN.

Also, traders doing business with Osogbo also jubilated arest of Emefiele by the Department of State Security,DSS, saying the embattled CBN Governor saying did not deserve their sympathy in his present predicament.

Some of the commercial drivers of mini bus (Korope) who spoke to Blaze Newz on Saturday accused the Emefiele-led CBN of subjecting them to hardship with the naira redesign policy.

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They said throughout the period of Naira scarcity,their business was seriously affected despite appeal from Nigerians to readjust the policy.

According to one of the driver, Isa Aduni “the suspended CBN Governor proved ‘stubborn’ by not obeying the directives of the Supreme Court concerning the naira issue.”

“I’m yet to recover from the losses I incurred as a result of the cashless challenges of February and March which in most situations, a trader, Salman Itunu told our reporter.

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Also, fruit dealer, Kate Amadi said the news about the suspension and detention of Emefiele was one of her happiest moments in life as according to her, “that man and his policy show me pepper. So why I no go happy now?”

She advised Nigerian leaders to be mindful of actions that they take which could affect the general well-being of the citizenry.

To a shoe dealer, Chibuzor Olileanya, the cashless policy was even worse than the current fuel subsidy removal brouhaha.

” There is no way you can compare the two situations. One is better or manageable and that one is subsidy removal.

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” Even though the subsidy removal is harsh on us. Even though fuel is costly, you can at least see it to buy. You can have the cash to buy it but in the days of cashless, you can never even see any money to buy anything”, said Olileanya.

The shoe dealer further lamented the poor network system that characterized the cashless period which, according to him, left his money trapped in failed online transactions.

Blaze Newz recalls that President Tinubu suspended Emefiele Friday night and was subsiquently arrested by DSS on Saturday.

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According to a viral video, Emefiele was transport from Lagos to DSS headquarters in Abuja for investigation.


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