The scarcity of the naira notes, currently affecting a majority of Nigerians negatively took another dimension at the weekend when an Ibadan-based radio presenter died on his way to the station.
The radio presenter popularly known as Baba Bintin died on his way to Fresh FM on Saturday.
The deceased who usually speaks Ijesha dialect on air until his death was one of the presenters of a magazine programme known as Oyin Ado.
It was learnt that the presenter was trekking to the station due to the lack of naira notes to board a vehicle.
He was reported to have slumped that Saturday, on his way to host his radio show.
Another presenter at the radio station known as Isaac Brown announced Baba Bintin’s death on air Monday morning.
He said, “I am finding it very difficult to believe this story that is breaking here”.