Godwin Emefiele Net Worth

Net Worth:$2 Million
Date of Birth: August 4, 1961 (62 years old)

What is Godwin Emefiele’s net worth? How does Godwin Emefiele make his money? Below is the current net worth of Godwin Emefiele and how Godwin Emefiele makes his money.

What is Godwin Emefiele’s Net Worth?

Godwin Emefiele is a Nigerian banker and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria who has a net worth of $2 million. Godwin Emefiele had more than eighteen years of financial expertise prior to becoming the Governor of the Central Bank.

Early Life and Education

Godwin Emefiele was born on 4 August 1961 in Lagos State, Nigeria. He is a native of  Ika South, Agbor, and an indigene of Delta State. Prior to enrolling at the elite University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) for his higher education, Godwin Emefiele went to the renowned Ansar Udin Primary School and Maryland Comprehensive Secondary in Lagos.

Godwin Emefiele attended UNN again in order to earn a master’s degree in finance. Additionally, he graduated from the executive programs at Stanford University, Harvard University, and the Wharton School of Business. The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) awarded Mr. Godwin Emefiele, the governor of the central bank, an honorary doctorate degree in business administration.

At first, Godwin Emefiele taught finance and insurance at the Universities of Nigeria Nsukka and Port Harcourt. He also briefly worked for Vodafone.

Governor of Central Bank

Since 2014, Emefiele has presided as governor of the Nigerian Central Bank. At the direction of the president, he oversaw an interventionist currency strategy during his first term, he also implemented a multiple exchange rate regime.

Godwin Emefiele was nominated for his second term in office. On 19 May 2019, Senator Bukola Saraki read the president’s letter. He underwent screening on Wednesday and received his confirmation on May 16, 2019.


When it was revealed that Emefiele intended to run for the presidency in the 2023 election the populace reacted in rage. Emefiele rejected the presidential application in a string of tweets sent from his verified account, in which he also said he has no plans to run for office

However, in a sudden turn of events, Emefiele filed a petition at the Federal High Court in Abuja, requesting that the court should issue an order telling the electoral commission and the attorney general’s office not to prevent him from running for president. Although the court declined Emefiele’s plea.

As a result of the CBN Governor’s violations of the apex bank Act, Nigerians and Civil Society Organizations have brought many legal petitions calling for his dismissal.

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