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President Buhari mourns Anthony Onyeka Onyeagwu

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday, unveiled the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) otherwise known as eNaira making Nigeria the first African country to introduce the new innovative form of the payment system.

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Anthony Onyeka Onyeagwu.

Onyeagwu died on 5th November 2021 at the age of 47.

President Buhari in a statement issued on Thursday by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Onyeagwu, in his rather short but remarkable life, had built a name and achieved fame for himself through sheer determination and tenacity.

He urged his family, including his brother, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, Group Managing Director of Zenith Bank, and his boss, Jim Ovia, to preserve the memory and legacies of the deceased.

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