The Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) has stated that it by no means issued a contemporary directive to industrial banks to obey final Friday’s judgement of the Supreme Courtroom ordering the circulation of the previous naira notes alongside the brand new ones till December 31.
CBN spokesman, Isa Abdulmumin, who spoke to Each day Belief, stated the apex has not issued an official assertion.
A senior administration supply additionally stated;
“Each the previous and new notes are authorized tender, and banks are at present issuing them to prospects. Nigerians shouldn’t reject any notice, whether or not previous or new.”