CBN VOWS TO STOP OPEN BURNING OF EXPIRED NAIRA NOTES
Abuja – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said on Thursday in Abuja that it would, henceforth, stop burning expired naira notes in the open environment.
Dr Aisha Mahmoud, the Special Adviser to the Governor, while making a presentation at a ceremony organised by the Ministry of Environment as part of activities to mark the 2014 World Environment Day (WED).
The World Environment Day is celebrated annually on June 5. The theme for 2014 is “Raise your voice not the sea level”.
Mahmoud said that the CBN would strengthen collaboration with other agencies in the environment sector, to ensure that expired naira notes were transformed into briquettes.
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