The Apex bank through its acting director of corporate communications Isaac Okorafor insist that banks have been provided enough forex to meet up with customers demand for PTA, BTA, tuition and medical fees.
In the press release, Isaac insisted that bank do not have reasons not to sell forex to customers with genuine demand for the the above mentioned purposes. He mentioned that CBN sells a minimum of $80million to banks every week for the purpose of meeting the demand for PTA, BTA, tuition and medical fees.
“All banks have enough stock of forex in their possession for the purpose of meeting genuine customers’ demand for BTA, PTA, tuition and medical fees”. He insisted and that “no customer should accept to buy forex from any bank at more than the currently prescribed rate of N360/$1”.
Members of the public seeking to buy forex for the purpose of the mentioned invisibles are therefore advised to go to their bank and obtain their forex. “Any customer who is not attended to within 24 hours for BTA/BTA or 48 hours for tuition and medical fees should call 07002255226 or send email to email@example.com, with the name and branch of non-cooperating bank”. Isaac Okorafor mentioned.