President Bola Tinubu don appoint Jim Obazee, wey be former Chief Executive Officer of di Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, as Special Investigator.
Di job wey dem give am na to conduct in-depth investigation on top Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and all di related entities.
Di appointment, wey dem state for letter wey dem write on July 28, 2023, go start to dey work immediately, and Jim Obazee go dey report directly to di President’s office.
President Tinubu don talk say dis Special Investigator go also work on top comprehensive report about public wealth wey corrupt individuals and organizations dey hold.
Di letter from President Tinubu talk say, “According to di fundamental objective wey dem talk for Section 15(5) of di Constitution of di Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (as amended), dis administration don dey continue di fight against corruption by appointing you as Special Investigator to investigate di CBN and Related Entities. Dis appointment go start to dey work immediately and you go report directly to my office.
“Di full terms of your job as Special Investigator go follow later, but e dey very important make you start work immediately to make sure say you strengthen and promote integrity for key Government Business Entities (GBEs), close all di loopholes wey dey for CBN and related GBEs, and give us comprehensive report about public wealth wey corrupt individuals and establishments (whether private or public) dey control.
“You go investigate di CBN and related entities with an experienced, competent, and capable team, and work with relevant security and anti-corruption agencies to carry out dis assignment. I go dey expect update from you every week about di progress wey you don make.
“See di directive wey I attach herewith, wey talk say make dem suspend di Governor of CBN from office with effect from June 9, 2023.”