Jos residents heave a sigh of relief over the announcement by the central bank’s extension of the deadline for Bank Verification Number (BVN) registration to October 31, 2015. Residents who have been hoping for extend the date line wants CBN to lunch a massive door to door awareness all the way to the rural areas.
CBN Director, Banking and Payment System Department, Mr Dipo Fatokun, disclose in a circular issued today in Abuja said, “It has come to our notice that the BVN registration has elicited tremendous interest from the Nigerian bank customers who crowded the banking halls in order to beat the deadline.
“In view of the foregoing, it has become imperative for the banks to extend the timeline for all customers to have the BVN.
“The deadline for the enrollment is hereby extended from June 30 to Oct. 31,’’ Fatokun stated.