CBN Against Removal Of Arabic Inscription From Naira Notes, Opposes Suit

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 1,326 total views A suit before the Federal High Court in Lagos praying that the Arabic inscriptions on naira notes be removed, has been strongly opposed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, a Lagos-based lawyer, who filed the suit before Justice Mohammed Liman, contended that having Arabic inscriptions on the naira notes portrays Nigeria as an Islamic state, contrary to the country’s constitutional status of a secular state. Omirhobo, who said he did not know what the Arabic inscriptions mean, is praying the court to order the…

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