BUSTED: Bank Gave A Gov. N500m New Notes – El-Rufai Reveals | READ DETAILS
Amid scarcity of the naira notes; both old and redesigned, the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, has alleged that a bank gave a fellow governor like him, 500 Million new notes.
El-Rufai, while speaking in an exclusive interview with BBC, insisted that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), needs to extend the deadline for the currency swap.
In his words;
“Yesterday, I was told that one of our governors got N500m in new notes from the bank. It was the bank that gave him.
“What of the average man on the street selling tomatoes and trying to survive? That is why I have said that the 10-day extension is not enough. We want months of extension.
“There is nowhere in the world that currency exchange doesn’t happen but they don’t give limited time such as this one for currency swap and definitely not close to elections.”