Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi gets new appointment in Kaduna

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi gets new appointment in Kaduna

- The Kaduna state government has asked a former emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II to assist in attracting investments to the state

- The Kaduna governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has formally inauguration KADIPA to facilitate investment opportunities in the state

- El-Rufai explained how KADIPA has been beneficial to Kaduna state

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A former Emir of Kano and past governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA).

Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, confirmed Sanusi’s appointment at the formal inauguration of the KADIPA board on Thursday, March 4, Vanguard reported.

Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi gets new appointment in Kaduna
Muhammadu Sanusi is a well-respected economist. Photo: @MSII_dynasty
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The governor thanked the former emir for accepting to serve the people of the state.

He also urged the board, chaired by Hadiza Balarabe, his deputy, to double its efforts in making the state the topmost investment destination in Nigeria.

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According to The Cable, El-Rufai pointed out that KADIPA will be competing not just with other states in Nigeria, but with all emerging markets.

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The governor said the agency should not rest on its oars in its drive to attract investment to Kaduna.

He disclosed that KADIPA has attracted over $2.1 billion in actual and pledged investments since 2015.

Meanwhile, to make Nigeria better, youths, corporate professionals, and religious leaders have been asked to join active politics.

The call was made by Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufa who asked youths and others to contribute their quota and make the country work.

He disclosed this in Victoria Island in Lagos at ‘Radio Now’s Urgent Conversation’ with the theme, ‘The Fierce Urgency Of Now: Tactics And Strategies To Pull Nigeria From The Brink’.

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In another news, the Central Bank of Nigeria has given an update on its Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP) which was launched by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 17, 2015.

Giving a breakdown of the ABP score-card on Tuesday, March 2 in Kebbi state, CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele said to sustain income-generating activity for rural dwellers with significant potential for growth, the programme has so far had an impact on.

Kess Ewubare is a senior political/current affairs correspondent at He has both a BSc and a Master’s degree in mass communication. He has over 10 years of experience in working in several fields of mass communication including radio, TV, newspaper, and online. For Kess, journalism is more than a career, it is a beautiful way of life.


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