A private secondary school in Kano, New Oxford Science Academy, Chiranchi, on Thursday announced that it is accepting cryptocurrency as payment for school fees, Despite the ban on cryptocurrency, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Proprietor of the school, Sabi’u Musa Haruna while addressing journalists in Kano, said the school management took the decision after consulting parents and guardians.
“We have decided to accept cryptocurrency as school fees because the world today is tilting towards the system.
“We believe one-day digital money will gain more acceptance than paper money.
“’ The decision is aimed at easing the payment of school fees for the parents,” Haruna said.