CASH SCARCITY: All Issues Will Be Resolved By Feb. 10 – Buhari Tells Nigerians
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the current challenge they are facing with accessing the naira notes would be resolved between now and February 10.
The president gave this assurance few hours after governors elected under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC) met with him, asking that he allows the old and new naira notes coexist to ease the sufferings of Nigerians. READ HERE
The president wrote on his social media handle;
I am aware of the cash shortages and hardship being faced by people and businesses, on account of the Naira redesign. I want to assure that we are doing everything to resolve these issues. Nigerians should expect significant improvements between now and the February 10 deadline.
I met with a delegation of Governors today, on the matter. All the complaints about the execution of the currency change are being seriously looked into. I will ensure that everything is resolved in a lasting manner, and we will all enjoy the long-term benefits of the decision.