The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that the newly redesigned naira notes will now be unveiled on November 23, 2022.
The unveiling will be done by president Muhammadu Buhari.
Godwin Emefiele, CBN governor, made the disclosure on Tuesday while fielding questions from journalist at the monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja.
On October 26, Emefiele, announced the plan to redesign the naira to control money supply and aid security agencies in tackling illicit financial flows.
The governor had said the new notes (N200, N500 and N1000) will be effective from mid-December 2022.
However, on Tuesday, Emefiele said the bank will no longer wait till December 15 to “unveil and release” the new note.
He said the unveiling will now be done tomorrow — 23 days earlier than the scheduled date — by Buhari.