Prof. Ishaq Akintola, the Director of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), an NGO, has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to enforce the ban on sale of new naira notes at parties.
Akintola, who made the plea in Lagos on Monday, said that the hawkers were aiding and abetting “spraying” of money at parties.
“MURIC calls the attention of the CBN to those who sell new naira notes. They are the ones who aid and abet spraying at parties.
“The Police should be empowered to seize such money and return it to government treasury. Those who desecrate the naira deserve punishment.
“Emphasis should be placed on imprisonment for spraying at parties. There should be no option of fine.
“By doing this, we can save the society from materialism and moral decadence,’’ he said in a statement.
Akintola also commended the CBN for placing ban on “spraying” of money at parties, saying that the ban was long overdue. Read more