Kano Govt, Islamic Clerics Call On FG To Extend Naira Redesign Deadline

Kano State Government and Islamic Clerics from Tijjaniyya, Qadiriyya and Izala sects in the State have called on the Federal Government to extend the deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria for the redesigning of Naira notes due to unavailability of the new notes for the people.

The call was in a resolution of the meeting which also has in attendance the Governor of the State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy and APC Gubernatorial Candidate Dr.Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna,his running-mate Hon.Murtala Sule Garo, APC Chairman Abdullahi Abbas and the Islamic Clerics at the Government House on Thursday which noted that economic activities have been paralysed in Kano the commercial nerve centre of Northern Nigeria due to hardship caused by the shortage of the new Naira notes.

The meeting therefore urged President Muhammadu Buhari that out of his magnanimity to consider the suffering caused to people of the State due to the shortage of the new Naira notes and extend the deadline set by the Central Bank of Nigeria.