CBN kicks-off campaign against naira abuse in Kebbi


By; KABIR WURMA, Birnin Kebbi.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has kick-off its campaign against abuse of all the naira and warned that the act would attract a fine of fifty thousand or six months in imprisonment or both according to section I of the bank constitution.
Speaking at the opening of the campaign which held at Gwadangaji Mall Conference Hall in Birnin Kebbi, campaign team leader, Alhaji Aliyu Katuka said the campaign came at the right time after the bank received complains from different sections of individuals at different forum of the increase of the naira abuse particularly by market people and small children.
He stated further that at the end of the sensitization forum, participants would go back home and enlighten the general public on dangers of abusing the naira.
The participants according to him, were drawn from financial institutions, associations, clubs members and market people among others.
He implored the general public to cooperate with the CBN and support it to achieve its set objectives.
Also speaking, Acting Branch Controller CBN Birnin Kebbi, Usamatu A. Abdullahi stressed the need for leadership of the bank at the headquarters to extend the campaign to all states of the federation.


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