APC PCC commends CBN Gov, Buhari over extension of Naira swap deadline

Buhari and Emefiele

President Buhari and Godwin Emefiele

The Tinubu-Shettima Presidential Campaign Council has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, over the 10-day extension. of the deadline for Naira swap.

In a statement released Sunday, the Director of Publicity of the PCC, Bayo Onanuga commended both Emefiele and President Buhari for listening to the voice of well meaning Nigerians on the exigency of extending the deadline for change of old N200, N500 and N1000 naira notes to the new ones.

“We welcome the 10 day extension of deadline and the additional seven days of grace”, Onanuga stated.

Read the rest of the statement:

Following difficulties experienced by Nigerians from across the country from getting the new notes via ATMs and over the counter from Banks, many Nigerians especially requested for an extension of the January 31, 2023 deadline.

We welcome the 10 day extension of deadline and the additional seven days of grace.

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This window will enable Nigerians especially those in rural and remote areas to have more time to change their old notes and avert the panic that would have followed.

We specially commend Presidential Muhammadu Buhari for approving this extension and for his leadership and statesmanship.

In the same vein, we especially praise our presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his forthrightness in addressing the concerns of Nigerians at his campaign rally in Abeokuta last week.

Asiwaju Tinubu didn’t take the easy road by shying away from what would have caused serious inconvenience for our teeming masses.

Asiwaju showed leadership and compassion for the welfare of Nigerians, at the most appropriate time.

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