- The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has become a trending topic on social media
- Netizens went buzzing on social media following a viral video of Emefiele after meeting with President Bola Tinubu in Aso Rock
- Emefiele, who was seen in his traditional black suit, white shirt and green tie, looked worried in the video
On Tuesday, May 30, the internet went haywire when images and a video of the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, at the presidential villa surfaced.
Reports say Emefiele was at the presidential villa for a crucial meeting with President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The meeting was also said to have been attended by Vice President Kashim Shettima, Mele Kyari of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC Ltd), Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and James Faleke, a House of Reps member.
Shortly after the meeting, a video clip of Emefiele surfaced where he was seen looking tired and worried.
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Netizen reacts to viral Emefiele video
This video sparked a lot of reactions on social media with a caption saying: "Godwin Emefiele was looking so uncomfortable. I think he failed the interview."
Reacting to the caption, @AOFAMIYESIN said:
"You’re very correct. He look so confused. In his mind, he will be thinking na me take my hand do myself ooo, Osanobuwa."
A contrary reaction from @MichaelUnited11, says:
"Why will he look uncomfortable did he do anything wrong? Why APC feeling that Emefiele change money because of Tinubu while others are not complaining."
"Someone said DSS has been looking for since 2020..... He's in soup... PMB protect him till date."
Recall that in the build-up to the general election, Emefiele implemented the naira redesign policy, which led to the scarcity of cash and the increase in the price of commodities.
President Tinubu, a presidential candidate then, slammed Emefiele for his monetary policy.
Tinubu, CBN Governor Emefiele in crucial meeting as President resumes work at Aso Rock
Legit.ng earlier reported that President Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, May 30, met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele.
It is believed that Tinubu and Emefiele will discuss the country's economy and the current fuel crisis occasioned by the president's announcement of subsidy removal.