*says new notes scarce
By; JABIRU HASSAN, Kano
The chairman, caretaker committee of the Fruits and Vegetables Dealers Association in Kano and Jigawa states, Alhaji Usman Dan Gwari has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to review the deadline earlier given about the old Naira notes.
He made the appeal during an interview with newsmen in Kano on Saturday, where he stressed that the time given is very short, while there is huge amount of old bank notes in the society, especially in rural areas, where there is no adequate public enlightenment.
Furthermore, Usman Dan Gwari advised the apex bank to bring out more redesigned money into the banks for the speedy implementation of the policy to meet the public demand in all the existing Nigerian banks and other financial institutions.
In conclusion, Dan Gwari advised the business owners to receive the old notes that might be given to them by their customers in order to ensure better process towards the national economic development.