The naira rain at President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Hanan Buhari‘s wedding to Fashola’s PA, Turad Sha’aban has sparked a debate among Nigerians.
This is coming after a footage of the new couple dancing with distinguished guests spraying them Naira notes hit the net.
Although the spraying of the currency is common at social functions in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria had not too long ago warned against the practice, stating that it violates Section 21 of the CBN Act 2007 and attracts a jail term of six months or N50,000.
The police, acting on the orders of the CBN had also arrested and paraded persons caught selling new naira notes at party venues.
Watch Buhari’s daughter’s wedding video below:
In the video, Hanan is seen dancing with the bridegroom while several persons throw money at them.
See some reactions below…
Comment on Facebook by Sylvester Grassland read, “When they spray money they are secured but when others do they remember the laws and respect for our currency.”
Another Facebook user, Benjamin Ebeshi, stated, “spraying of money in the Villa? What happened to the CBN law prohibiting the spraying of Naira notes in Nigeria? Lawless people!”
Dare Olowookere commented, “Naira rain is an offence. CBN spent millions of naira every year for the campaign against naira abuse, here the first family children disobeying the law.
“The CBN Governor might even be at this party. Truly Nigeria is a contradiction under this regime.”
Babatunde Alexander Michael wrote, “Moral lesson: Don’t give laws if you cannot follow it strictly, what’s good for the goose is good for the gander (sic). October 2018, the CBN announced that any Nigerian who sprays Naira notes at parties risks a six-month jail term or N50,000 fine.”