The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele had on Tuesday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will be unveiling the redesigned Naira notes on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Emefiele disclosed this while speaking at the Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee monthly meeting in Abuja.
Naija News recall that the CBN Governor in October had announcer that the apex bank would issue redesigned N200, N500, and N1,000 notes, effective December 15, 2022,
Emefiele, however, on Tuesday noted that the apex bank will not wait till December anymore for the unveiling of the new notes.
According to Emefiele, the deadline for returning the old Naira notes to commercial banks in exchange for newly designed ones would not be shifted.
CBN Directs Banks To Work On Saturdays Till January 2023
As part of efforts to ensure Nigerians return the old naira notes, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed all commercial banks in the country to work on Saturdays till January 31, 2023.
Naija News reports that the apex bank instructed the CBN fair in Ilorin the Kwara State capital, on Thursday.