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Yusuf Ali Backs CBN Governor On Withdrawal Limit

The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Yusuf Ali has aggressively spoken about the policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on daily cash withdrawal.

The policy which the CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele announced  limiting cash withdrawal for individuals to N100,000 and corporate bodies at N500, 000 per week.

Speaking in Ibadan at the turbaning ceremony of his mother, Alhaja Taibat Ali as the Iya Adini Musulumi of CAREW Central Mosque, Ali said any policy that will revive the economy and put a stop to corruption should be supported.

Ali, who was optimistic that the 2023 general elections would hold peacefully, stated further that religious leaders might not have specific roles in the constitution because of diverse religious beliefs, he appealed to them to contribute their quotas towards peaceful elections.

According to him: “Any policy that will help us to revive our economy, address inflation, corruption and fraud should be supported”On the constitutional responsibility for religious leaders, Ali said: “If you provide for the Muslim in the constitution, you provide for the Christians, and even the traditional worshippers, the constitution becomes unwindy. For us as a citizen, we must behave in accordance with the tenants of our religions, let’s be faithful to our faith, and Nigeria will be better.”

Also, the former Professor of Islamic studies at the University of Ibadan (UI) Prof Dawud Noibi  ppealed to religious leaders to find ways of guiding political gladiators for peaceful and credible polls in 2023.

Noibi maintained that political leaders need to lead in such a way that the nation would overcome challenges confronting it for a long time.

Some dignitaries at the ceremony include Dr Wale Babalakin; JAMB Registrar Prof Isiaq Oloyede; Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Chief Imam of Ilorin, Chief Imam of Ifetedo, Judges, SANs and other personalities.

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