CBN Explains Gains of e-Naira – THISDAYLIVE

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From George Okoh In Makurdi

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has  disclosed that the e-Naira launched by the Apex bank has recorded a huge success.

Emefiele spoke at the opening ceremony of the two-day ongoing CBN Fair 2022 held concurrently in Makurdi, Benue State and Lafia in Nasarawa State.

Represented by Osita Nwanisobi, the Director of Corporate Communications of the CBN, the Governor noted that the e-Naira became necessary for Nigeria to keep pace with other countries of the world.

“Nigeria is incidentally the first country in Africa that has launched the CBDC – Central Bank Digital Currency – the e-Naira,” he said.

He explained that the fair was meant to inform Nigerians about what the CBN was doing, essentially, for three main reasons to educate, inform the public about its policies and interventions and how they can benefit from it.

The governor stressed that not many people have heard about the…



Source: Thisday Newspaper