DSS Denies Arresting Ex-CBN Deputy Gov, Aisha Ahmad

The Department of State Security (DSS) yesterday denied online reports that former  Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in charge of Financial System Stability, Aisha Ahmad, was arrested.

The social media was awash with  reports that  Aisha Ahmad was arrested and detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) over the alleged fraudulent acquisition of shares in Polaris Bank, Titan Bank/Union Bank, including the sum of $300 million to complete the acquisition of Union Bank which was raised by Titan Bank.

But the DSS denied the arrest in a short statement on X, formerly Twitter.
“The DSS did not, in the last 48 hours, arrest any former or present official of the CBN”, it said.

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