The Central Bank of Nigeria yesterday put the total value currency in circulation as of March this year at N2.15 billon. Mrs Eli Kwaghe of the Currency Operation Department of the CBN disclosed at a two-day CBN fair in Makurdi in Benue State.
She said: “8.88 billion pieces valued at N2.15 billion currency in circulation as at March 2019 ending.
” Earlier the branch controller of the CBN in Makurdi, Abba Bulus Ibrahim, said the bank’s mandate could only be achieved when everybody partnered with it in line.
The coordinator of the fair, Sam Okogbue, said the CBN had further interventions to make the country’s economy grow so that people would come out of poverty by improving their living standard in all ramifications.
Source: By Hope Abah Emmanuel