The Department of State Services (DSS) has confirmed the arrest of suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor, Godwin Emefiele.
Earlier on Friday it was reported that arrest of Emefiele by the DSS, shortly after he was suspended by President Bola Tinubu.
But on Saturday, the Service, on its Twitter handle said Emefiele was not in its custody.
Despite the denial by the DSS, inside sources told THE WITNESS that the former CBN chief was in the custody of the secret police.
But confirming the report on Saturday evening, DSS spokesman, Peter Afunanya, posted: “The Department of State Services (DSS) hereby confirms that Mr Godwin Emefiele, the suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is now in its custody for some investigative reasons.”