It has been stated on Thursday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, President Goodluck Jonathan did not do anything illegal by suspending Mallam Lamido Sanusi as CBN governor.
The official told State House correspondents that the CBN Act being referred to only talks of removal and not suspension.
Abati was quoted saying:
“He who hires also has the power to suspend.”
On the possible arrest of Sanusi, he said he was not aware of any sucn plans, adding that under the enabling Act, where an indictment is established, the law will take its course.