Naira swap extension: 13 political parties threatens to withdraw from the 2023 elections, if CBN postpones February 10, deadline

As tension continues to rise and Nigerians constantly going through difficulties over the inability to access the new Naira notes, 13 political parties out of the 18 political parties in Nigeria have threatened to withdraw from the 2023 general elections scheduled for February 25 and March 11, if the Central Bank of Nigeria extends the deadline of February 10, for the new Naira swap.

During a press conference held on Monday February 6, the coalition of chairmen of the political parties, commended President Buhari on the redesign of the N200, N500 and N1,000 banknotes, but insisted that the policy must stand.

Speaking at the press conference, the National Chairman of the Action Alliance, Kenneth Udeze, said;

“We hereby announce that at least 13 out of the 18 political parties in Nigeria will not be interested in the 2023 general elections and indeed we shall withdraw our participation from the electoral process if this currency policies are suspended or cancelled or if the deadline is further shifted”.

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