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Naira shortage: Nigerians not complaining – Peter Okoye flays APC governors

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Well-known Nigerian singer and web persona, Peter Okoye, popularly known as Mr P, has known as out governors of the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC, for asking the Supreme Courtroom to declare President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive on the naira swap as unconstitutional.

Recall that President Buhari had on Thursday ordered the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, CBN, to recirculate solely N200 outdated notes.

That is coming after the Supreme Courtroom didn’t vacate the order that the outdated N200, N500, and N1000 notes are nonetheless authorized tender.

Following the president’s directive, some APC governors have been giving opposite directives to residents of their state to proceed accepting the outdated N500 and N1000 notes.

Reacting to this in a collection of tweets on his Twitter deal with on Monday, Peter accused the governors of combating for their very own egocentric purpose and agenda.

Okoye tweeted: “Pricey APC Governors, We, the Nigerian folks, aren’t complaining concerning the coverage. As a matter of reality, we’re so used to the hardship APC has introduced upon us. We truly stand with Buhari and Emefiele on this one. We nonetheless have N50, N100 and N200 Notes in circulation, Desperados.

“If the APC Governors combat different points the way in which they combat this naira coverage, Nigeria would’ve been a greater place. Pricey Nigerians, don’t be deceived. They’re combating for their very own egocentric purpose and agenda.

“APC Governors ought to cease utilizing “Poor lots” as an excuse and inform President Buhari the reality that they stashed cash in increased denominations and they’re going to flip to tissue papers if he insists on this coverage.”