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Association wants CBN to widen forex sources


ABCON President,Aihaji Aminu Gwadabe

ABCON President,Aihaji Aminu Gwadabe

Alhaji Aminu Gwadabe, President of the Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) has called on the CBN to widen sources of forex to members of the association.

Gwadabe made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos.

The ABCON president said that for the CBN to improve access to forex for BDCs, it should register more International Money Transfer Organisations and make BDCs to access export proceeds.


He said that the apex bank should allow the application of BDCs rates for foreign investors’ inflow at the point of entry and exit.

Gwadabe also wanted the Monetary Policy Committee of the CBN to reduce the benchmark interest rate and to settle importers foreign obligation.

He said that for the economy to move forward the CBN should “clean the toxic balance sheets of banks and extend agricultural borrowers scheme like that of rice in the north to cocoa in the west and palm oil in the South East.

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