The current shortage of naira notes and the rejection of the old N1,000 and N500 notes has made market women in Ogun State on Friday morning storm the market to protest.
AM Business on February 14 reported that the Central Bank of Nigeria has declared that the old naira notes had ceased to become a legal tender.
This was followed by a nation wide broadcast by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday which stated that the old 200 naira note would be made available for Nigerians to use.
In a latest development, the market women have taken to the streets to protest the latest economic decisions of the federal government which many has claimed has significantly affected their businesses and other financial transactions.
The protest in Ogun State is the latest as many other states in the federation has witnessed several protests in their cities regarding the development.
In Lagos State, Ojota and Mile 12 areas of the state were left in a state of unrest after protests broke out in the areas over the scarcity of naira notes and the rejection of old naira notes by banks.
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