CBN Launches N5000 Bill: See Faces On New 5000 Naira Note

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August 24, 2012 – CBN Launches N5000 Bill: See Faces On New 5000 Naira Note

After months of speculations, The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has finally announced that it will be introducing 5000 Naira note, bill into Nigeria’s currency system. www.naijagists.com

This surprise announcement was made on Thursday August 23rd, 2012 by CBN Governor Sanusi Lamido.

Faces On The New N 5000 Naira Note / Bill

To many peoples’ surprise the faces that is set to be on the new 5000 Naira notes are those of top Nigerian female activists and they includes:

  • Margaret Ekpo (1914 – 2006), a late activist and politician politician
  • Hajia Gambo Sawaba (1933 – 2001) , a late politician
  • Funmilayo Kuti (1900 -1978), the late women right activist

Read CBN Governor confirms 5000 Naira Note