An international businessman, Mr Christopher Emefiele, has denied siphoning money for the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele. Recall that before his arrest by the DSS, some online newspapers had claimed that Christopher Emefiele was related with the embattled CBN governor…..CONTINUE READING....CONTINUE READING
However, in a statement he signed and made available to Blueprint in Abuja, Wednesday, Christopher Emefiele said, contrary to the insinuation, he shares no blood link with the suspended CBN Governor, urging the public to be guided.
He said that it was necessary to put the record straight amidst the crisis of identity that has rocked his name and that of the suspended CBN governor.
He said, though they were both from Delta State and from Agbor town, his own Emefiele came from the family of Ogbe-Iwaseh, Agbor-Obi from late Pa Emefiele Arose.
He said his own father was late Bishop James Emefiele, a retired teacher at Ime-Obi secondary School, Agbor-Obi, Delta State.
He said he is an accomplished international businessman, who is into real estate development in Abuja and in different parts of the world and that there is no blood link between the two Emefiele families.
He added that it was ethically wrong for journalists to write and disseminate incorrect information both in print and online about individuals.
He said both himself, Christopher Emefiele, and Godwin Emefiele had never met, adding that it was wrong for journalists to disseminate false information about him.
He said it was unethical to put his siblings and cousin resident in the United Kingdom as conduits for Godwin Emefiele to siphon money out of Nigeria, describing it as very wrong, totally unacceptable and condemnable…..CONTINUE READING