By Simeon OSAJIE
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed Commercial Banks to dispense old Naira notes and to also receive same as deposits from customers, The9JaTREND gathered.
The Governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele gave the directive at a Bankers’ Committee meeting held on Sunday 12th March, 2023.
Emefiele also give directives to Commercial Banks to generate the codes for deposits and there is no limit to the number of time an individual or company can make deposits.
Acording to the Governor of Anambra State, Prof Charles Soludo, “Emefiele personally confirmed the above to me during a phone conversation on Sunday night”.
“Residents should report any bank that refuses to accept deposits of the old notes. Anambra State Government will not only report such a bank to the CBN, but will also immediately shut down the defaulting branch,” Governor Soludo added in his statement.