Kaduna State Government has directed all its ministries, agencies and departments to continue accepting payments in all denominations of the new and old naira notes.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Muyiwa Adekeye, warned against breakdown of law and order, reiterating that any form of protest is prohibited.
The statement added that the directive was in compliance with a subsisting Supreme Court oder, which allows continuous use of all the old naira notes.
“In line with the subsisting order of the Supreme Court, the Kaduna State Government has directed its ministries, departments and agencies to ensure that their collection agents continue to accept payments made in all denominations of the naira, old and new.
“The laws of Kaduna State does not allow personnel of government agencies to be involved in cash collection of revenues. The collection agents authorised by state government agencies do offer citizens a route for cash payment, and are expected to comply with the subsisting court order.”