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House c’ttee seeks CBN gov’s arrest

House c’ttee seeks CBN gov’s arrest

The Home of Representatives Adhoc Committee on New Naira Re-design and Naira Swap Coverage has rejected the 10-day extension of the deadline for the alternate of previous naira notes granted by the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, CBN.

The CBN had fastened January thirty first because the deadline for the alternate of the previous N200, N500 and N1000 notes.

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The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, nevertheless, on Sunday, mentioned President Muhammadu Buhari gave permission for the deadline to be prolonged to February 10.

In a swift response, the adhoc committee, chaired by Alhassan Ado Doguwa, rejected the extension, insisting that the CBN should adjust to Part 20 subsections 3, 4, and 5 of the CBN Act.

remembers that the Home of Representatives, throughout its sitting on Tuesday, following the outcry by Nigerians, constituted the adhoc committee to look into the difficulty.

Doguwa mentioned: ” The ten-day extension for the alternate of the previous naira notes is just not the answer. We, as a legislative committee with a constitutional mandate of the Home, would solely settle for clear compliance with Part 20 subsections 3, 4, and 5 of the CBN Act and nothing extra.

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” Nigeria as a creating financial system and a nascent democracy should respect the precept of the rule of legislation. And the Home would go forward to signal arrest warrant to compel the CBN governor to look earlier than the adhoc committee.”

He mentioned underneath his chairmanship, the committee would proceed its work till it will get the calls for of Nigerians addressed in accordance with the legal guidelines of the land.

Describing the extension as a mere political gimmick to additional deceive Nigerians and worsen their financial and social livelihood, Doguwa mentioned the CBN governor should seem earlier than the committee or stand the chance of being arrested on the energy of legislative writs signed by the Speaker on Monday.

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He additionally mentioned the coverage is able to irritating the forthcoming basic elections.

“Safety companies and their operations, particularly on the state stage, are usually funded via money advances and direct desk funds of allowances to operatives throughout elections,” he mentioned.