The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Godwin Emefiele has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will unveil the newly designed naira notes on Wednesday.
The Governor of the apex bank revealed this during the Monetary Policy Committee’s monthly meeting on Tuesday in Abuja.
The newly designed naira notes to be unveiled are N1,000, N500, and N200 notes.
According to the governor, the apex bank would not move the January 31, 2023 deadline for all old notes to be deposited to commercial banks.
Emefiele declared on October 26, 2022, that the CBN would start issuing the redesigned N200, N500, and N1,000 notes on December 15, 2022. However, he has stated that the CBN will announce on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 rather than waiting until December 15. (tomorrow).