- A Nigerian family has called their in-laws to come back and take the bride price paid on their daughter with old Naira notes
- This is coming as the January 31 deadline on old Naira notes nears and the family said they don’t have a bank account to deposite it
- The family who went to get married have said they will go and retrieve the money and deposite in the bank
A Nigerian family has refused to take old Naira notes used to pay bride price for their daughter.
The family is insisting on taking only new Naira notes since they lack a bank account to deposite the old one as CBN deadline nears.
Daily Trust Newspapers reports that the family said they were not yet ready to buy the things for the wedding, hence the old Naira notes could become a problem.
Niger family rejects old Naira notes
The suitors were asked take the money because of the looming January 31 deadline set by the CBN. After that date, the new Naira notes will replace the old ones.
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A family member of the suitors has said he will go back to the family and take the money so as to deposite same in the bank. The incident happened in Niger state.
“We took money to the family of the girl we want to marry. They called me on Sunday to come and take the old currency notes back pending when we have the new naira notes.
“They said they don’t have anywhere to change the old notes. So, I want to take it to the bank pending when we get the new notes.”
There have been reports of some Nigerians rejecting the old Naira notes because of the deadline. Also, some people have complained of the scarcity of the new ones as banks continue to load ATMs with the old notes.
Lady ends things with her man
In a related story, Legit.ng reported that a lady broke up with her boyfriend who she said failed to buy her flowers.
She said she expects flowers and regular dates from the man but that she was getting none of those.
On his part, the man said he cannot afford the lavish lifestyle being demanded by the lady.
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