BREAKING: I Have over N10m of new Naira notes, bandits leader boasts in viral video
A notorious bandits leader, Machalla Baleri, has been seen in a viral video displaying wads of new naira notes amid scarcity of the naira.
It was reported that, banking halls across various commercial banks in Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa and other parts of north witnessed minimal activity as frustrated customers resorted to alternative means of cash withdrawal following the scarcity of naira notes in the banks.
Checks further revealed that while most banking halls were empty due to the paucity of funds in bank vaults, large crowds had formed outside some of the few banks that were rumoured to be preparing to load their Automated Teller Machines.
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But the bandit leader, in a video released online on Thursday morning, claimed that he had enough of the new naira notes.
Baleri, who spoke in Hausa language in the five minutes 40 seconds video clip, claimed he had up to N10 million of the new naira notes while pointing to a bag full of cash.
He also claimed he had enough new naira notes to purchase more weapons and spend with his lieutenants.