Thursday, 18 April

Cedi bouquets, hampers Illegal, stop it – Bank of Ghana

Crime
Money bouquets

The Bank of Ghana has warned the general public to stop using cedi banknotes as bouquets and hampers when gifting people.

It said the currency was issued to be used as a medium of exchange for the purchase of goods and services.

The Director of the Currency Department at the central bank, Mr. Dominic Owusu, told journalists today (Thursday, March 30, 2023) that any other use of the currency was illegal and subject to prosecution.

He said the bank had noticed that some people were using the cedi notes as bouquets and hampers as gifts during weddings, birthdays and other celebrations, a practice he said must be stopped.

The Bank of Ghana has warned the general public to stop using cedi banknotes as bouquets and hampers when gifting people.

It said the currency was issued to be used as a medium of exchange for the purchase of goods and services.

The Director of the Currency Department at the central bank, Mr. Dominic Owusu, told journalists today (Thursday, March 30, 2023) that any other use of the currency was illegal and subject to prosecution.

He said the bank had noticed that some people were using the cedi notes as bouquets and hampers as gifts during weddings, birthdays and other celebrations, a practice he said must be stopped.

Source: graphic.com.gh