eNaira: Our goal is to achieve 100% cashless economy, says Emefiele


The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it is making efforts to ensure that Nigeria operates a 100% cashless economy.

Governor of the CBN, Godwin Emefiele, said this at the first anniversary of the launch of the in Lagos on Tuesday.

Emefiele further said the eNaira was a tool for Nigerians to embrace a cashless economy adding that in its first year of operation, the eNaira has recorded over eight billion transactions.

He also said the apex bank would continue to refine, fine-tune and upgrade the eNaira as it was a journey of possibilities and not a one-off event.

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