The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has directed commercial banks and Bureau the Change operators to, immediately, stop sale of forex to import textiles and clothing materials in the country.

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Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele

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The CBN governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele revealed the directive to newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja during a meeting with stakeholders in the cotton sector of the economy.

According to him, the restriction will help to encourage the growth of the textile and cotton industry in Nigeria.

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