Many service providers to INEC have no bank accounts – Yakubu laments naira scarcity

With about 16 days to the general election, there are strong indications that the new naira notes scarcity may disrupt the exercise. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, said this during a meeting with the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele at the CBN headquarters, Abuja, on Tuesday. He explained that many service providers to INEC had no bank accounts. He, therefore, solicited the support of the apex bank to address the concern related to the CBN cash withdrawal policy which had caused chaos across the country. The apex bank had last year pegged weekly cash withdrawal

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