BREAKING: CBN explains why eNaira App disappeared on Google play store

 why eNaira App disappeared on Google play store
why eNaira App disappeared on Google play store

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has explained the reason why eNaira speed wallet that was newly launched suddenly disappeared from Google play store.

The apex bank gave reason for the app’s disappearance was only temporary as it was undergoing an important upgrade aimed at tackling glitches noticed since its launch.

Director of Corporate Communications of the bank, Osita Nwanisobi, gave the explanation on Thursday in Abakaliki, capital of Ebonyi state.

He was speaking at a CBN Fair for the southeast geo-political zone, which held simultaneously in Ebonyi and Abịa States.

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The e-Naira Speed Wallet app had gone missing from the Google Play Store just days after its launch on Monday, 25th of October 2021.

According to the Nation, The app had over 200,000 wallets downloaded in 24 hours before it went missing indicative of massive interest in the Central Bank’s digital currency.

Nwanisobi said the app is expected to be back today after the upgrade.

He assured that the app is well secured as it relied on encryption technology with two factor verification to make it difficult to be bridged.

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He said Nigerians are partly responsible for the glitches noticed which he said contributed to the temporary disappearance from the play store.

According to him, many Nigerians’ inability to input their correct details while signing up on the app contributed to the glitches.



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