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Tension as wife of CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, kidnapped by Gunmen



A group of heavily armed kidnappers yesterday abducted Margaret Emefiele, the wife of Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele.

A source close to Mr. Emefiele revealed that Mrs. Emefiele was kidnapped along the Benin-Agbor Road.

The source disclosed that the kidnappers have made contact with their victim’s husband, adding that they were demanding a huge sum in ransom.

Mrs. Emefiele’s kidnap represents one of the most high-profile kidnap cases in 2016.

No official statement from the CBN or her husband, CBN governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele yet as calls made to him were unsuccessful as at time of filing the report. Leaders.NG