June 21, 2024

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the newly redesigned 200, 500 and 1,000 naira notes.

The notes were unveiled at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Meeting presided over by the president.

The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has on Tuesday said Buhari will unveil the new currencies today.

He also said the new notes would go into circulation before the December 15, 2022 date earlier stated by the central bank.

He made the announcement during a press briefing held after the Monetary Police Committee meeting in Abuja.

Meanwhile, the Director of Information Technology at the CBN, Rakiyat Mohammed, said that about 36 million Nigerians currently had zero access to financial services.

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