N5.7bn loan: CBN calls out anchor borrower debtors
...issues demand notice
The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday issued a demand notice to indebted beneficiaries of its Anchor Borrowers’ Program scheme, who according to figures, are yet to repay a sum total of N5.67 billion.
The notice follows the bank’s directive to NIRSAL Microfinance Bank Limited (NMFB), to recover all non-performing intervention loans granted under the scheme.
Part of the notice read, “The NOTICE is hereby given to the under-listed Customers, to offset their indebtedness to NMFB under the said intervention scheme of the CBN.
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“Earlier Demand Notices have been issued by NMFB to the last known addresses of the aforesaid Customers, hence, this Public Notice serves as the final demand notice.”
Shortlisted obligors include: Sadolen interworld ltd with a current exposure of N2,050,831,880.50; Gum Arabic farms and commodities ltd has a current exposure of N1,220,957,105.30.
Others include: Prime Synergy global solutions ltd, Asuj food production and processing ltd, Souvenire seeds Nigeria ltd,Con investment ltd with current exposure of N1,451,720,437.00, N581,416,350.39, N158,184,197.50 and N211,605,477.96 respectively.