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Obi Cubana: There were more mint notes at Oba than in all Nigerian banks – Reuben Abati

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Reuben Abati, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has famous that there have been extra crisp, mint notes in circulation at Oba, Anambra state, over the weekend than in the complete Nigerian banking system.

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Abati, in a write up on Wednesday, famous that the crisp notes “have been abused” even by the legislation enforcement brokers who attended the funeral, including that “policemen joined others to gather the notes that dropped on the ground.”

In line with him, “Nigerian banks would additionally readily inform you that they don’t have new notes. They provide out soiled notes to their clients. However there have been extra crisp, mint notes in circulation at Oba over the weekend than in the complete Nigerian banking system. And the notes have been abused.”

The previous presidential aide and ace journalist additional famous that no person ought to be shocked if Obi Cubana turns into a Governor or Senator tomorrow.

“The Central Financial institution Act of Nigeria – Sections 5, 21 (4-5) prescribe penalties for the abuse of the nation ‘s nationwide forex,” he knowledgeable.

“The legislation forbids the sale, buy, and the plunking of the Naira, and prescribes penalties: six months’ imprisonment or a high quality of N50, 000 or each. The penalties are so mild, I don’t suppose they imply something to Cubana and his mates or their likes.

“And why ought to that trouble them anyway when the Oba funeral was attended by the identical legislation enforcement officers who ought to know that it’s an offence to abuse the Naira (fact is: policemen joined others to gather the notes that dropped on the ground), and there have been lawmakers and distinguished politicians in attendance too. In truth, no person ought to be shocked if Cubana finally ends up as a Governor or Senator tomorrow. ”

The burial of Obi Cubana’s mum, which occurred in Oba, a city with 9 villages situated in Anambra State, has not stopped making waves on social media.

Many Nigerians have additionally raised questions in regards to the supply of wealth of Obi Cubana and his mates

Nonetheless, a frontline Nollywood actor, Kanayo O. Kanayo, had dismissed doubters, asking them to go and hustle and make their very own cash.

Nonetheless, some are of the opinion that individuals who work onerous to earn cash legally can’t throw it round that method.

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