Urgent: Due to a secret threat, the head of the Turkish Central Bank resigns
- Governor announces resignation on her personal X account
- Deputy Fatih Karahan considered as replacement, sources say
Erkan said she was facing an apparent smear campaign against her and that she was resigning to protect her family including an infant child. A scandal had erupted in local media after allegations that Erkan’s father was intimately involved in the central bank’s affairs, despite having no official role at the bank. Erkan had denied the allegations.