Naira redesign: Don’t succumb to blackmail, Atiku urges Buhari, CBN


Atiku, Cryptocurrency

.Atiku, Cryptocurrency

… Hails FG, CBN over policy

… says further extension of deadline counterproductive

John Alechenu, Abuja

The Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has while praising the Central Bank of Nigeria CBN, for the ten days extension for the new currency swap, urged the bank not to consider requests for further extensions.

Atiku also urged the Federal Government and the bank not to succumb to blackmail by those he described as persons with “sinister motives.”

The PDP candidate said this in a statement issued by his Campaign Office, in Abuja, on Wednesday.

He equally urged the CBN to immediately review measures it has put in place for ensuring the seamless circulation of the new naira notes to alleviate the hardship confronting ordinary people across the country, especially rural dwellers, who need cash for their daily transactions.

Atiku, however,  advised that no further extension should be considered after February…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper