The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Wednesday, injected 210 million dollars into the Inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market in continuation of its efforts to sustain liquidity in the market.
The acting Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr Isaac Okorafor in a statement said the apex bank offered 100 million dollars to authorised dealers in the wholesale segment of the market.
He said that the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) segment received 55 million dollars, while 55 million dollars was apportioned to invisibles such as tuition fees, medical payments and Basic Travel Allowance (BTA).
Okorafor urged Deposit Money Banks to continue to honour requests from customers with genuine needs, noting that CBN would continue to sustain liquidity in the foreign exchange market.
Meanwhile, the nation’s currency continued to maintain stability in the foreign exchange market, exchanging at an average of N362 to a dollar at the Bureau De Change segment of the market.