Photos: New One hundred (100) Naira Commemorative Note Unveiled, President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday formally unveiled the new N100 commemorative notes at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The short ceremony which was initially scheduled for last Wednesday did not hold then because of the President’s journey to Burkina Faso. Vice President Namadi Sambo and the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Governor, Godwin Emefiele, joined the President to unveil the note during the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.
Shortly after presenting the note, Emefiele said it was issued to commemorate the 100 years of the nation’s amalgamation. He listed some countries that had before now issued currencies to mark epochal events to include Morocco, Russia and Costa Rica among others. Shortly after presenting the note, Emefiele said it was issued to commemorate the 100 years of the nation’s amalgamation. He said the new note was produced with what he described as most advanced security features in the world. Emefiele listed the design platforms on which the note was made to include security, durability, attractiveness, cultural heritage and transformation. SEE MORE ON PAGE 2