Naira Scarcity – Ondo Majority Leader visit Commercial banks, seeks total compliance with Supreme court Judgement
Sues for Calm and cooperation from Customers
Rising from the recent challenges being faced by Nigerians in spending the Old Naira Notes, despite the Supreme Court Judgement on third of March 2023, which validates and Ordered the old N200, N500, N1,000 Notes to remain legal tender till Dec 31; The Majority Leader Ondo State House of Assembly, in the early hours of today visited some Banks in Owo.
During the different meetings which lasted for hours, Honorable Oluwole Emmanuel Ogunmolasuyi , engaged some critical Stakeholders of the Banks including their Managers and others Directors, where he urged them all to accept the rulling of the Supreme Court, for the benefit and convenience of the people.
In a swift reaction, One of the managers visited who spoke under the condition of anonymity, appreciated the Majority Leader for his Leadership and Actions, jeered towards the comfort of his people, also insisted that banks are all accepting the Old Notes, in line with the provision of the Central Bank of Nigeria. However, noted that, the customers are sometimes impatient to their demands.
Hon. Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole who appreciates managers for their warm receptions, also addressed the teeming crowd waiting outside to deposit their Old Notes, to remain calm and peaceful.
According to him “I have spoken with the Managers, and they all assured me that they still collect the old Notes. Be rest assured that you’re not alone in this. I appeal to you all to remain calm, orderly and peaceful. I have been briefed that our Kabiyesi has also summon a meeting with all Banks in Owo, over this same issue. All hands are on deck and we promised you all, Light at the end of this tunnel