Group Charges FG To Extend SUKUK Deadline Till Dec. 31
A Muslim group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has urged the Nigerian government to extend its first non-interest lease assets facilities, SUKUK till December 31st, 2017 to enable more Nigerians to benefit from it.
In a press statement signed by its President, Professor Ishaq, Akintola, lamented the short notice given to banks and lack of media awareness on the service.
Recall that the federal government issued its first sukuk (noninterest lease assets facilities) on Thursday 14th September, 2011, and will expire Wednesday 20th September.
The statement partly reads: