Matters Arising gathered that, the member West African nation Gambia had requested Nigeria’s help to print its currency, the dalasi.
Governor of the Central Bank of Gambia, Buah Saidy, had made the currency printing proposal when he led a delegation to the CBN on Tuesday.
Mr Saidy disclosed that his country was running low on currency and wants to learn how to manage their currency need by leveraging Nigeria’s wealth of experience.
He said the Gambia currently had an order for two years currency minting deal abroad but considering also minting from Nigeria.
Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor, noted that Nigeria had a lot of capacity in currency printing, having been minting since the 1960s