Mixed reactions trail call for CBN to imprint Wizkid, Davido and Burnaboy’s images on redesigned naira notes
Reactions from Nigerians have continued to trail the announced decision of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to redesign, produce and circulate new local legal tender that would affect the current currency notes.
Just recently, Nollywood Actor, Uche Maduagwu, called on the apex monetary authority to consider Afrobeats Giants, Wizkid, Davido and Burnaboy in the proposed redesigned Naira notes.
Uche made this call via his verified Instagram page on Friday, November 18 while acknowledging and praising the music stars’ efforts in the entertainment industry.
The controversial actor said using the Singer’s pictures in the proposed redesigned Naira notes will serve as a source of inspiration for younger generations to come.
“Put Davido, WIZKID and Burna Boy Images on redesigned Naira if you Want it to have VALUE globally.. Dear CBN, these 3 Legends have added More value to Naija image abroad in the 21st Century”
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Nigerians took to his comment section to react, Many agreed with his proposed idea, Others objected.
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The new Naira notes are expected to be available to the public from Thursday, December 15, 2022, while the old and new notes circulate together until January 31, 2023, when the old notes would cease to be legal tender in Nigeria.
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