"I No Dey Collect": Fruit Seller Rejects CBN's New Naira Notes From Customer, Video of His Action Goes Viral
- A fruit seller has refused to collect the newly redesigned naira notes introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria
- In a video posted on Thursday, December 15, the fruit seller said he does not know the new naira notes
- His action has sparked reactions among TikTok users, some of who supported the man as they said the notes are not yet rampant
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TikTok users are reacting to a video of a fruit seller who rejected CBN's newly introduced naira notes.
The fruit seller was captured in a video that went viral on Thursday, December 15, after it was posted by a TikTok user known as Mama.
The video which lasted only 21 seconds was enough to show how the fruit seller doubted that the new naira notes are authentic.
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Video of a fruit seller rejecting redesigned naira notes
Mama was in transit and decided to buy some fruits for herself and she beckoned the seller who sampled his wares by the roadside.
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Already, the man had packaged the fruit and given it to her in the car, but the problem started when she gave him money.
Mama asked the man to choose between the old note and the new one, but the man completely rejected the new one.
He said he won't take the redesigned N500 notes since he does not know it. His reaction has generated comments among TikTok users.
Watch the video below:
Reactions from TikTok users
"Omo I no go gree collect. Na you be first person I don see am for hand."
@Love berry commented:
"People are refusing this money."
"I sweer it happened to me yesterday pple are rejecting the money because of the colour.""
"They gave me at bank when I reach home. My mum said I collect counterfeit.
"Me sef I no go collect ...make e circulate wella."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a Nigerian student became a fruit seller because of the ASUU strike.
The young man said he started his business during the Covid-19 pandemic but it became stronger due to the strike.
He said he wants to continue to expand his business as his interest in education has been affected.