President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the extension of the validity of old N200 notes till April 10.
According to report yesterday, the president was considering the extension, given the adverse impacts of the naira redesign policy on Nigerians.
Announcing the development in a televised nationwide address on Thursday, the president said all existing old N1000 and N500 notes remain redeemable at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and designated points.
Old N200 Still Legal Tender Till April 10 — Buhari Declares In Nationwide Broadcast
“To further ease the supply pressures, particularly to our citizens, I have given approval to the CBN that the old N200 bank notes be released back into circulation and that it should also be allowed to circulate as legal tender with the new N200, N500, and N1000 banknotes for 60 days from February 10, 2023 to April 10 2023 when the old N200 notes ceases to be legal tender,” the president said.