Following the kidnap and rescue of Mrs Margaret Emefiele, wife of the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, the CBN boss has expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari over his directives to the security operatives to rescue his wife within 24 hours. Emefiele gave his gratitude in a statement released in Abuja on Saturday by the Acting Director, Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor.
Okorafor in the statement said, Emefiele praised the security agencies for their gallantry in bringing his wife back home within 24 hours, in compliance with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari. He expressed his gratitude to the Delta and Edo State Governments, friends and well-wishers, who through their actions, prayers and goodwill, helped to bring this harrowing experience to a joyful end.
The CBN Governor reaffirmed his resolve to continue to serve the nation diligently, without any fear of intimidation. It will be recalled that Mrs Emefiele was kidnapped by armed gunmen along the Benin-Agbor road on Thursday. The kidnappers made contact with the CBN governor, demanding a huge sum in ransom. CBN governor’s wife was however rescued on Friday night.