After online news outlet Sahara Reporters broke the news of Central Bank of Nigeria’s alleged illegal hiring of 91 people, there have been mixed to negative reactions from the citizenry. To see the full list, click HERE
In the midst of the ongoing debates, names of alleged beneficiaries of the illegal hires are beginning to emerge. Recall that CBN allegedly often went to great lengths, including tweaking the names of recruits, in order to hide the identities of beneficiaries of politically motivated recruitment.
Often the CBN used the beneficiaries’ first names and their father’s middle names to hide their real identities. For instance, the bank listed Maryam Atiku as “Maryam Abubakar.”