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President Buhari Meets With CBN Governor Over Scarcity Of Naira Notes

President Muhammadu Buhari has met with the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, Chairman of the Nigerian Governor’s Forum, Aminu Tambuwal behind closed.The meeting which was held at the State House Abuja came amid protests in many parts of the country over the unavailability of Naira notes.

 Chairman of the Progressive Governor’s Forum, Atiku Bagudu, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa; as well as the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor also attended the meeting at the State House, Abuja.

Meanwhile: The governments of Kaduna, Kogi and Zamfara have dragged the Federal government before the Supreme Court, seeking a restraining order to stop the full implementation of the Naira Redesign policy.

 Some residents of Ore in Odigbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest along the Ore-Benin expressway to register their displeasure over the scarcity of naira notes and fuel ravaging the nation.

The currency crisis took a new twist, as some commercial banks in Akure, the state capital, shut down their operations over possible protest and mob attacks from frustrated customers.

Meanwhile in Lagos, a group marches in solidarity with the Central Bank of Nigeria.

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