Central Bank of Libya governor reportedly deposed

Saddek Elkaber

Libya's embattled government removed the country's central bank governor, Saddek Elkaber, from power on Sunday, according to a report by the state-run Libyan News Agency (Lana).

Elkaber's responsibilities were handed to deputy governor Ali Elhebri after 94 out of 102 members of the house of representatives voted to dismiss the governor following a "controversy over financial transfers", according to Lana.

The dispute arose over a parliamentary request for a $65 million payment from the bank, rep

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