CBN governor Godwin Emefiele has spoken out for the first time since his wife Magaret was released by her kidnappers.
Mrs. Emefiele was rescued by security operatives at Ugoneki near Benin City yesterday.
According to reports, the kidnappers demanded N1.5 billion as ransom.
The CBN governor said that he was grateful to President Buhari for all the help he rendered.
The governor said; “I am grateful security agencies for their gallantry in bringing my wife back home within 24 hours in compliance with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari,” he said in a statement Saturday.
“My gratitude to the Delta and Edo State governments, friends and well wishers who, through their actions, prayers and goodwill, helped to bring this harrowing experience to a joyful end.
“I reaffirm my resolve to continue to serve the nation diligently with all his heart without any fear of intimidation,”