Old naira notes
Northern leaders have asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emeifele, to extend the deadline of the expiration of the old naira notes as legal tender in the country, following the hardship Nigerians have been subjected to, in getting the new notes to transact businesses and meeting domestic economic needs.
Economic and commercial activities in Awka, the capital town of Anambra, have slowed down due to the insufficient quantity of the newly-designed N1,000, N500 and N200 in circulation.
•Northern Elders, Ganduje, Others Seek Extension •Bank’s Not Issuing New Notes, Customers Lament •Banker Accuses CBN Of Hoarding New Notes Some Nigerians have expressed worry as traders and Point of Sale (PoS) operators started rejecting old naira notes yesterday, four days to the deadline issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Many people who…