The Central Bank of Nigeria has ordered commercial Banks to open on Saturdays and Sundays as part of efforts to ease circulation of Banknotes.
Isa Abdulmumin, Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department disclosed this in a statement Today.
The statement reads,
“The CBN has directed all banks to load their Automated Teller Machines, as well as conduct physical operations in the banking halls through the weekends.
“Branches of commercial banks will operate on Saturdays and Sundays to attend to customers’ cash needs.
“The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, would personally lead teams to monitor the level of compliance by the banks in various locations across the country,” it stressed.