Members of the council of state have expressed support for the naira redesign policy of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The council however asked Godwin Emefiele, the CBN governor, to make new naira notes available or recirculate old naira notes to ease the suffering of Nigerians.
The meeting, held on Friday at the presidential villa, was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The President chaired the National Council of State meeting to address the current upheaval regarding the naira redesign and the currency swap.
In attendance were the former Presidents Goodluck Jonathan; Yakubu Gowon, and Abdulsalami Abubakar as well as ex-President, Olusegun Obasanjo who attended virtually, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo; the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.