By Peter Usman://
The Coalition of civil society organisations and Abuja Grassroots Projects AGP has said that there is no going back on occupying the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, to push for the sack of Mr. Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank, for failing to resign before Thursday, September 23, 2021.
Coordinator of AGP, Comrade Ahmadul Yusuf in a press briefing today said that they do not intend to drop the planned protest, thereby reaffirming that the shutting down of the entire CBN Headquarters will take a center stage on Monday, September 28, 2021.
He therefore, warned youths under the Arewa group not to sell their birth rights because of peanut to make them change their minds from pushing for his removal, saying that this cause is for the ordinary Nigerians on the street.
Comrade Yusuf added that the Northern part of the country is the worst hit in terms advance of poor policies of the current CBN Governors.
“We are at the forefront of this struggle to ensure that Mr. Emefiele is booted out of the office. And we have followed the procedure of organising a massive protest by writing officially to the Nigerian Police and other relevant security agencies.
“So, we are going to address an international press conference were various international media organization will be briefed on all the sins on of the current CBN Governor.
“We are using this medium to call on the President of the Arewa Youth Assembly to revert the pronouncement of the suspension the speaker of the Assembly to avoid division amongst the northern youths,” he said.
Recall that recently, the AGP had vowed to stage a mass protest with the intention of shutting down the Federal Capital Territory FCT, should the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele fails to resign before Thursday, September 23, 2021.
Yusuf in a press briefing had however said that they desire to support the call for the resignation of the Governor was as a result of his inability to stabilise the country’s economy, asserting that he has used his hidden agenda to discredit President Muhammad Buhari’s administration through his anti-peoples oriented policies.
They also blamed the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele’s economic policies for impoverishing Nigerians, thereby demanding that President Buhari should harken to voice of Nigerian youths by immediately sacking the CBN Governor to save the country from total collapse.