Amaechi Summons Emergency NGF Meeting Over Sanusi’s Sack

Governors in Nigeria are meeting over the suspension of Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi by President Goodluck Jonathan.

The suspension has generated many comments and reactions, with questions also asked about the legality of his suspension.

The House of Representatives have called his suspension illegal. The governors will however make their opinion known after an emergency meeting on the issue summoned by chairman of their forum, Rotimi Amaechi.

In a statement Friday by NGF Director- General, Asishana Okauru, the Monday meeting though an emergency one is the third NGF Meeting in 2014 and will be chaired by Governor Amaechi at the Rivers State Governor’s lodge, Asokoro in Abuja at 8pm prompt.

It will be recalled that President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday suspended the apex bank governor over alleged cases of impunity, incompetence, non-challance, fraud, wastefulness, and noncompliance with provisions of the Public Procurement Act 2007.

According to the statement, the Nigeria Governors’ Forum meeting has only two agenda; “Removal of the CBN Governor; Dwindling Revenue to States; AOB.”