Cashless And Frustrated Nigerians Forcefully Break Open Bank Gate (Video)
A video making the rounds on social media has shown the moment angry customers in Abuja forcefully opened the gate to the premises of a bank
Naija News reports that the country is currently in a state of economic hardship due to the naira scarcity and cashless policy introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
Various videos on social media have shown angry individuals denied access to their cash creating a scene in the bank.
Also POS vendors now charge as high as a thousand naira to get 5000 naira. The cash vendors claim that they have to wake up very early and stand on long queues before having access to cash.
In the viral video, customers who seemed frustrated over their inability to access cash got violent and forcefully made their way into the bank.
They broke through the gates and made their way into the bank premises.
Watch the video below,
Buhari’s Meeting With Governors Over Cash Scarcity Cancelled
Meanwhile, PresidentMuhammadu Buhari on Tuesday was expected to meet with Nigerian Governors over the scarcity of naira in the country.
However, the meeting between the state Governors and President Buhari has been cancelled.
A source in the presidency that spoke with Punch on Monday revealed that the President would meet the governors to discuss the crisis trailing the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) new naira policy.
The meeting was, however, cancelled four days after the All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors met with President Buhari over the policy.
President Buhari in his response to the demands of the governors had asked them to give him seven days to resolve the crisis.
There are claims that the Tuesday meeting was cancelled following President Buhari’s request to answer to the crisis over the new naira policy within seven days.