The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday issued a new directive to commercial banks on swapping old naira notes for new notes.
The apex bank in a statement released on Thursday directed commercial banks to start paying the redesigned naira notes to customers over the counter.
Akelicious learnt that the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, said the new directive was to alleviate the challenges that Nigerians are experiencing with getting access to the new notes.
He further stated that the new directive will reduce queues at the automated teller machines (ATMs) nationwide.
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