Following the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari in his Sunday night broadcast to the nation on Covid-19 pandemic, that Lagos, Ogun and Abuja will be locked down for the next 2 weeks starting from 11pm Monday night.
The Federal Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issues a statement that it has secured the approval of the president to have the financial sector operate skeletal services.
The information was contained in the statement jointly signed by the Minster of Finance, Mrs. Ahmed Usman and the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele and made available to Nigerian Banker.
According to the statement, “To ensure that Nigerian can perform online transactions and use ATMs while observing these restrictions, we will like to inform the general public and all affected stakeholders that we have obtained exceptions from the President to allow very skeletal services in the financial system and money market in other to keep the systems in light operations during this time”
See full statement here