Suspended CBN gov Emefiele arrives court for trial
Written by Taiwo Adekola on July 25, 2023
The suspended Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has arrived at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State
The embattled CBN boss arrived at the court premises around 9:20am for his alleged gun possession trial. He is to stand trial on two counts of possessing a single-barrel shotgun JOJEFF MAGNUM 8371 without a license.
The newsman reports that the Department of State Services had on July 13, 2023 filed a two-count of illegal processions of firearm and ammunition against the suspended CBN governor.
In the second count, the service charged him with illegally possessing 23 rounds of live ammunition cartridges without a license. The offence is also said to be contrary to Section 8 of the Firearms Act and punishable under Section 27 1 b il of the same Act.