Thursday, 10 January 2013
Former CBN Governor, Charles Soludo Arrested By EFCC, To Be Charged To Court Over The Printing Of Polymer Notes
There are confirmed reports that Professor Charles Soludo has been arrested by EFCC operatives in Abuja yesterday. He was arrested alongside some other senior officials of CBN over the printing of N5, N10, N20 and N50 polymer currency notes. His arrest was in connection with the controversial contract he awarded to an Australian firm for the printing of polymer currency notes while he was governor of the CBN between 2006 and 2008. The anti-corruption agency have prepared the grounds for his trial as soon as all evidences are perfected against him and the others arrested.