Sanusi bags honorary degree from SOAS university of London

Sanusi bags honorary degree from SOAS university of London

- The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has bagged an honarary award from the SOAS University of London

- The Emir of Kano was honoured, among other known figures, for his pioneering work in the financial sector

- Sanusi received the award among huge applause at the graduation ceremony of the institution

Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, on Friday, July 26, got an honorary doctorate award in finance at the graduation ceremony of SOAS University of London.

The university honoured Sanusi among other pioneering figures in the fields of law, literature, journalism, and finance.

The emir was honoured for specifically introducing Islamic banking into the Nigerian financial sector and how he incorporated anti-corruption into the industry.

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Emir Sanusi was also recognised for making various socio-political changes happen like the strength he gave to the girl-child education in the Muslim family law.

The citation on him partly read: “His Highness pursued his scholarship in Islamic history, thought, and law.

"He continues to bring his wealth of expertise to resolving significant development challenges including public health, girl-child education and reforms of Muslim family law as well as the systems of zakat and auqaf (endowments).”

It was also gathered that the emir charged other graduates of the university that they are the future and that great changes are possible with them.

“You are the future and the future is in your hands. Step out and take control, change it and stop waiting for us to do it for you as sadly we have failed… good news is change is possible,” he said.

Meanwhile, earlier reported that the Emir of Kano said Nigeria is on the verge of bankruptcy following “unfavourable economic policies.”

The revered traditional ruler made the comment on Tuesday, June 25, at a workshop organised by the office of the accountant-general of the federation at Government House, Kano.

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He advised President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to take a different stance, saying for 30 years, successive governments “have had this project called petroleum subsidy.” ( -> We have upgraded to serve you better

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