‘Fraud,kidnapping and robbery will reduce if FG closes our borders for two years – CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Godwin Emefiele airs his view on the crime rate of Nigeria.

He is of the opinion that if borders  remain closed for the next two years, Yahoo Yahoo, kidnapping and other social vices will reduce to the barest minimum.

Emefiele said this when he spoke at the 1st convocation lecture of Edo University today Friday November 1st.


“I can tell you that if Nigeria decides to close the borders for two years, the incident of ‘yahoo yahoo’ boys, kidnapping for ransom, armed banditry, and robbery will reduce to the barest minimum. These guys will have no option but to go into agriculture.” he said.

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