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Redesigning naira has nothing to do with fighting terrorists, kidnappers – Fr Kelvin

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Popular Nigerian Catholic priest on mission within the Gambia, Fr Kelvin Ugwu, has criticized the Central Bank of Nigeria for its new coverage of redesigning the naira notes.

Fr Kelvin mentioned the coverage has nothing to do with fighting terrorists or kidnappers.

Recall that the CBN had introduced that it will launch new naira notes earlier than the tip of the 12 months.

But in a tweet on Sunday afternoon, Fr Kelvin lamented that the Gambian Dalasi has develop into extra beneficial than the Nigerian Naira.

He wrote: “The Gambian Dalasi is at at this time 11.5 instances extra beneficial than the Nigerian Naira. You will want N115,000 naira simply to trade it for D10,000 Dalasis. But the headline trending in Nigeria is how these in the identical Govt are arguing amongst themselves concerning the challenge of redesigning and repackaging the look of the already empty naira notes. Maybe they are going to put Buhari’s face in a single or all the naira notes they need to redesign in order that if e ache you, you’ll be able to go and cry like #EwuGambia.

“If I speak now, it’s nonetheless you individuals who love to take sides with your oppressors that may collect right here to inform me that I suppose to be preaching the Bible and prayers and that I ought to depart politics, economics and the necessity to vote sound leaders out of my preaching.

“Redesigning the naira notes has nothing to do with fighting terrorists or kidnappers. If today, the Buhari govt wants terrorism in Nigeria to be a thing of the past, they have all it takes to do it, and redesigning the naira notes is the least of the many options before them”.

Redesigning naira has nothing to do with fighting terrorists, kidnappers – Fr Kelvin

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