Famous stand-up comedian, Bright Okpocha better known as Basketmouth, has reacted to the re-designed naira notes unveiled in Abuja.
Naija News recalls that President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled the re-designed N200, N500 and N1000 notes at the commencement of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the State House.
Buhari was flanked by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, and some cabinet members while unveiling the redesigned N1,000, N500 and N200.
The new Naira notes will become legal tender commencing from December 15, while the old ones will cease to be legal tender effective February 1, 2023.
This is the first time in 19 years that Nigeria will be redesigning some of her currency notes.
Taking to his Instagram page some moment ago, Basketmouth shared four different shades of his photo saying; ”The only constant thing in life is…CHANGE.”
Why I Approved Redesign Of Naira Notes
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday launched the new Naira banknotes, expressing delight that the redesigned currencies are locally produced by the Nigerian Security Printing and Minting (NSPM) PLC.
Speaking at the launch of the new banknotes, which preceded the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, the President explained in detail the basis for his approval to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to redesign the ₦200, ₦500 and ₦1000 banknotes.