November 22, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the newly designed naira notes on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said on Tuesday.
Emefiele made this known during the apex bank’s Monetary Policy Committee monthly meeting in Abuja.
He had on October 26, 2022, said the apex bank will issue redesigned N200, N500, and N1,000 notes, effective December 15, 2022, while the new and existing currencies will remain legal tender and circulate together until January 31, 2023.
However, in a dramatic turn on Tuesday, Emefiele said the President will unveil the new notes on Wednesday.
“100 days is enough for any person from any part of Nigeria to deposit his money in the bank and get his money when the new notes are released.
“For information, indeed, we are no longer waiting till December 15th to unveil and begin to release the new notes.
“By the special grace of God, tomorrow, which is the 23rd of November 2022, the President has graciously accepted to unveil the new currencies and the new currencies will be unveiled tomorrow at the Federal Executive Chamber by 10am”, he said.