COVID-19 lockdown: ATM, versatile exchange, power charges ought to be suspended – PDP tells Buhari govt

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has required the suspension of charges for utilization of ATM cards and low sum portable store moves during the COVID-19 lockdown.

PDP decided in an announcement by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Sunday in Abuja.

It expressed that the suspension of such charges ought to be a piece of the panacea to facilitate the weight on poor Nigerians during the lockdown.

The gathering approached the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to quickly open a course of action with business banks to suspend the charges.

Ologbondiyan said the lockdown had exposed most of Nigerians to broad utilization of ATM and versatile exchanges for endurance, making the suspension of charges on insignificant exchanges inside this time of limitation profoundly basic.

He said that the lifting of the charges inside the time of COVID-19 pandemic would facilitate the weight on money withdrawals by defenseless residents and urge more Nigerians to help each other at this crucial time.

“The PDP requests the CBN to quickly liaise with business banks and animate an uncommon social sustenance methodology to settle the expense of such charges, especially to cover negligible exchanges for defenseless Nigerians,” he said.

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