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BREAKING: CBN orders counter payment of new notes, fixes maximum amount

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has ordered the payment of the new naira notes to customers over the counter.

The apex bank gave the order to commercial banks on Thursday.

This confirmation came via a statement issued and signed by the Bank’s Director, Corporate Communications, Osita Nwanisobi.

Nwanisobi said the maximum daily payout limit is N20,000 only.

“In line with this resolve, the Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has directed deposit money banks (DMBs) to commence the payment of the redesigned Naira notes over the counter, subject to a maximum daily payout limit of N20,000,” the statement added.

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