The Nigeria central bank as extended the deadline for swapping the old naira currency notes,by 10 days it was said in a statement on Sunday.
Nigerians now have until the Feb 10th to turn in N1,000 ($2.17),N 500 and N200 naira notes. The central bank (CBN) rolled out the newly designed notes last month but many have complained about there inability to access the new currency at banks or cash machines.
CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele, in a statement, said the new deadline would allow more of those in rural communities to exchange there old notes.[logo-slider]