“Shey you dey whine us ni” – Nigerian Man shows N2 Coins Bank “paid him” in video as he withdraws N5,000.
A young Nigerian man with the handle @_nahzikid_ has shared a video of the N2 coins he claimed his bank paid him.
Frustrated about the situation, the man packed some of the coins in his hands as he wondered how he was going to spend them.
Man paid in coins In the video, he asked another person to bring more of the coins as they were poured on the floor.
Responding to people who said he was lying, the young man made another video to show he was not the only one who got the coins.
A separate clip on his page showed the moment he tried using the coins to get something and a trader rejected them.
CBN says coins still legal tender
Even though coins were not in circulation for a long time, information on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s website says they are still the country’s legal tender.
In November 2022, lawmakers implored the apex bank to make coins popular again.
See some of the compiled reactions below:
chinonso said: “Na to withdraw 10k for coins and attend my ex wedding.”
TFM said: “Watch as we go spray those coins na to wear helmets.”
caesarwaobikeze said:”Best move, cancel 500 and 1000 naira notes totally. Let our highest denomination be 200naira.”
Onome_supreme said: “Coins is the best my brother it will bring in more value please you all should encourage it pls.”
Babade Oluwasekemi Precious said: “This will really help us I think cos things will come down by price.”
Fitkid Annangboy Sin said: “If there is still coins in this country thing’s will be cheaper.”