Tuesday, 7 February 2023

President Buhari meets Emefiele, Tambuwal, Bagudu over Naira scarcity

President Buhari today February 7 had a closed door meeting with the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Aminu 

Tambuwal, the Chairman of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Atiku Bagudu and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria,  Godwin Emefiele, over the scarcity of the newly redesigned 200, 500 and 1000 naira notes.

The meeting which took place in the statehouse Abuja also had attendance the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa; as well as the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor.
It is believed that the meeting was centered on how to resolve the crisis that has trailed the Naira swap policy. The old N200, N500 and N1000 willl cease to be legal tender by February 10.
None of the attendees of the meeting spoke with newsmen afterwards.

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