Emir of Kano, Soludo won’t be probed for criticising Buhari – Presidency

Photo credit: naijabazeline.com
Photo credit: naijabazeline.com

The Presidency on Monday refuted social media reports that the tenures of Lamido Sanusi and Charles Soludo, as Central Bank Governors, would soon be probed by the Federal Government.

The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

The reports further alleged that Messrs. Sanusi and Soludo had been put on “the watch list of the government for some alleged anomalies that occurred during their tenures as head of the Nigeria’s apex bank’’.

The two former CBN governors recently warned the Buhari administration about its handling of the economy.

Mr. Sanusi, who is now the Emir of Kano, said the government risked ending up like the former Jonathan administration if it failed to make necessary reforms.

Mr. Soludo said the government’s effort against corruption was merely aimed the “symptoms” and not the causes.

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, however, in a tweeted message, said the presidency was not aware that Messrs. Sanusi and Soludo would be probed for offering suggestions to the president.

“The check I made today indicated that the presidency is unaware of the reported probe of Sarkin Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi 11 and Prof. Soludo.

“Where did that report come from? Under our constitution which President Muhammadu Buhari swore to uphold, it is not a crime to offer suggestions,’’ he said.

(NAN)

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  • veritas

    LOL…. see lies… anyway that is their Business, am not a fan of traditional/religious leaders or a deeply religious and fanatical president. They should start their fight pleaese. need to know how it will end for sanusi.

  • Otile

    They may not be probed because it will look tacky if Imam leaves out Fulani Sanusi but goes ahead to probe Igbo Soludo. That would sound ungodly no matter who hears it.

    • Eluba Inas

      Your bound is beyond comprehension. How soon you have forgotten Dasuki (Fulani) and Metuh (Igbo) cases still going on.

      • Otile

        Dasuki is a longstanding enemy of Imam Buhari from Imam’s illicit deals way back in the 70s. That’s no brainer.

        • Eluba Inas

          Bird-brain fallacy.

    • Mufu Ola

      Persecution & inferiority complex!

  • George

    iF SANUSI AND SOLUDO are Igbos their probe would have commence since only reason CBN is not been probe is because of SANUSI is involved. God save SOLUDO

    • Eluba Inas

      Illogical.

      • George

        Your family reasons with their anus

        • Eluba Inas

          And yours sell their anus to make a living.

  • alkali

    CENTRAL BANK audit result: This is all we ask be prosecuted…

    • ₦38.23billion developed legs and got missing in Central Bank under Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
    • ₦160billion was taken by Sanusi Lamido at the Central Bank for self-determined spending.
    • ₦1.12billion was taken as spent by Sanusi Lamido on lunch for 12 CBN police guards
    in one year.
    • ₦1.12billion was taken in cash and entered in the account as paid to a non-operating airline
    for charter service.
    • ₦240billion was discretionally doled out at will as ‘donations’ by Sanusi Lamido.
    • ₦1.97billion was paid out in cash and entered on Central Bank accounts as “inexplicable
    expense” by Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
    • ₦20billion was paid out in cash as Legal Fees by Sanusi Lamido to persons unknown.
    • ₦3.086billion was taken by Sanusi Lamido and written off as expense ostensibly to promote
    Central Bank image.

  • thusspokez

    The social media reports, published on Sunday and Monday, alleged that the Federal Government had concluded arrangements to probe the tenures of the two former CBN governors over their views on the state of the nation’s economy.

    The question that I would ask is: who is the source of this social media claims? Could it be from the president’s office?–released on social media as way of intimating critics of the Buhari’s administration?

    I have no proof, but I don’t need any proof to convince myself that this is very possible. I know what spokespersons often get up to, on social media. Of course, they wouldn’t be doing their jobs if they are not feeding us (mis)information to protect or defend their bosses or make them look good.

    • duwdu

      Keep believing whatever you will — without any shred of evidence as you’re admitting, that’s usually a sign of morbid hatred.

      In the meantime, and despite your type parading your tiny minority selves especially on social media in the midst of the vast majority of the good, well-meaning people of this only Nation, Nigeria, that we have, we’re moving forward!

      P34c3
      …..

      • thusspokez

        I am glad that you appreciate the clarity of my comment, hence you were able to comprehend what was written. I can’t say the same about your unintelligible rant or response. What is your problem?

        • Tunji Olarewaju

          If that post is not clear enough to you, better go back to school or, better still, crawl back into whatever hole you crawled out from

          • thusspokez

            Piss off! Who was conversing with you?

    • tundemash

      Keep hallucinating!

  • Arogbo

    The two former CBN Governors should be probe for their anomalies while in office. Why not? Why should these two be allowed to get away with the mismanagement of our economy during their watch. There have been numerous allegations against the current Emir of Kano of his finacial impropriety while in office.The EFCC should look into the record books of these two CBN Governor. There should be no sacred cows when it comes to the war against corruption.

    • veritas

      I agree with you. they should be investigated and mostly Sanusi so the truth will come out about BVN creation and how he sideline the young Nigerian men who invented it ( same Nigerians were Involved in UK banks new chip and pin system to counter Nigerian bank fraudsters in the UK years ago) and paid a German company $50m US dollars to build the stolen idea system the Nigerian boys costed at $10m. And how he is making close to N80B a year from the BVN system idea he stole from these young men. The Boys cant sue him because emir of kano is above the Nigerian constitution and they are patriots who hate corruption and invented the BVN to make it impossible for Corrupt politicians and Yahoo Yahoo boys to continue their illicit acts. One day the truth will come out.

  • tunde

    The president displayed maturity and commonsense in the tenets of democracy by distinguishing constructive criticism that points out the best and flaws performance in his administration than probe run amok.

  • Otile

    In the picture above Emir Sanusi looks an adulterous man.

    • veritas

      LOL.. that because he is. also something to do with his title and the pro’s that come with it. (Coughs) Cou”many wives”ghs!

    • Eluba Inas

      It takes one to know one.

      • Aloy Kris

        True…

        • Otile

          You too will do the same.

          • Mufu Ola

            Are you a gay?

          • Otile

            God forbid evil. Why do you and your aburo Ola Eluba Inas entertain the evil thought of gayhood?

      • Otile

        With your kind of person if the emir sleeps with your and shows you his dick you will still shout: Sai baba, rank ya dede, Allah ya gafata Mallam.

        • Eluba Inas

          Not everyone is a faggot like you.

  • PLAN A

    Whether the President and cabinet likes it or yes, the truth must always be told them. This is a democracy, at least by the word, and they have a right to be informed of the plights of Nigerians. The way it is now, some people say they prefer the corruption in Jonathan’s time to the untold hardship they are being subjected to in this dispensation. We are daily been told that things will get better soon; and the more we are they say it the more we sink into economic recession, unemployment, SEVERE POVERTY and increasing Crime rates. When will all this end? Is this the change we bargained for? This is well below what many Nigerians expected. If Buhari is overwhelmed,he should do the honourable thing;RESIGN and allow for more competent hands to oversee the economy.

    • Rommel

      I can see that you have no shame because no one intends to ask anyone not to express whatever views in “your democracy” it is clear that you have a great affinity for corruption,all economic watchers including Madam Okonjo Iweala warned by January 2015 that what we are experiencing now would happen since Jonathan was not interested in making savings having failed to pay December 2014 Salaries but some of you chose not to listen because of ethnic bigotry and outright stupidity.

      • PLAN A

        Sometimes I wish I could relate with where you got your education from to properly know where and how to respond to some of these dim witted comments you post. It is not compulsory for you to make comments especially when all you end up doing is pulling insults. I’m sure your Alma ata would be thoroughly disappointed with the commentator you have turned out to be. If you cannot criticize constructively SHUT UP!!!

  • excel

    “Where did that report come from? from the stable of people destruction party (pdpig). Try add to pain the President black and to divert attention the current confusion and nemesis that is eroding the party.

  • Es3

    Garba Shehu does not need to tell us what we all know already?!

    How can they question or probe APC members like Sanusi Lamido And Charles Soludo when there are PDP people out there to persecute???!

  • Rommel

    The the disciples of Jonathan should immediately provide us with evidence where the probe news came from

  • Gabriel Olasebikan

    I take God beg una (APC apes) probe Sanusi and Solodu….I TAKE GOD beg una.

  • Maria Darego

    The same people in the Presidency that leaked the probe rumours are also engineering the denial of the rumours! But the message is clear to the two intended targets: either shut up or dirt from your past would be dug up and thrown at you!!!! This is like a warning shot being fired over their bow!!! The two targets, especially Mr. Sanusi, have extremely unclean public sector pasts!!! But The truth is that the economy would keep on sliding!!!! Granted that Mr Buhari inherited a bad situation, but he made it worse by: 1. His lack lack of urgency which saw him taking six months to appoint ministers, only to end up with the likes of Amaechi and Fashola which he could have appointed from day One; 2. His stubbornness and refusal to listen to people who really understand the economy! For someone who has never taken a course in economics, his stubbornness and refusal to take expert advice is mind blowing!!! 3. His lack of faith in market forces as a more efficient allocator of resources and his strong believe in a socialist centrally controlled economic model! The truth is that this model renders human beings unproductive and cannot generate employment nor can it increase wealth! 4. His lack of a coherent political economic strategy! If he had one, he would have managed the Niger Delta situation better.