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Naira Notes: Man Narrates How He Was Duped at POS Joint

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Nigeria – A Nigerian, Ali Ahmad Geidam was duped at the POS point with a fake one thousand Naira note.

Geidam, a guy from Yobe state, narrated how he was cheated few days ago at the POS point.

Nigerian Narrates How He Was Duped at POS With Fake Naira Note
Nigerian Narrates How He Was Duped at POS With Fake Currency | Photo: Ali Ahmed Geidam Source: UGC

He, however, posted two copies of the Naira notes on his Facebook page to enlighten the public how to differentiate between the two.

Recall that Central Bank of Nigerian (CBN) redesigned 200, 500 and 1000 naira notes in it’s aim to minimize the cash flow in the country.

Part of the plan was to complement the cashless policy in the country.

He Cautioned People To Be Extra Careful with POS

Geidam also cautioned people to be careful, especially at POS centers across the country.


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Netizens reacts

Nigerians have expressed their opinion about the incident.

While others also cautioned members of the public to be careful.

These are some of the comments below:

Ashiedu Ogboli said:

How are you going to crosscheck this if you are making a transaction of several thousands of naira at the filling station, market, provision store or even with your suya or rice sellers?”

Auwal S Adam replied:

“It seem like the upper one is e fake , right?”

Keumsari Gadonggs said:

You have sensitised us.”

Babangida Rufa’i Wurno reacted:

Cashless may be the only way i think.
-the first one graphics are not promising.

Asil Ahmad Grema commented:

It has no Golding coat of arm under by the left hand side”

Source: News Brief Nigeria

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