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. 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