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LAGOS, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Nigeria's banks have very strong capital buffers to weather the country's economic crisis, the central bank's director of banking supervision said on Wednesday.
Tokunbo Martins, speaking at a press conference after a meeting with the heads of the country's banks, also said the supply of foreign exchange for manufacturers will be improved.
Nigeria, which has Africa's biggest economy, is in recession as a slump in vital oil revenues has hammered public finances and the currency, driving up the prices of imported goods. (Reporting by Ulf Laessing; Writing by Alexis Akwagyiram; Editing by Toby Chopra)