Bola Tinubu, Sanusi Lamido: Ex-CBN Governor Discloses 4 Reasons He Visited President in Video

Bola Tinubu, Sanusi Lamido: Ex-CBN Governor Discloses 4 Reasons He Visited President in Video

Sanusi Lamido, a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and ex-Emir of Kano State, has revealed why he visited President Bola Tinubu at the presidential villa on Thursday, June 15.

In a video shared by Arise TV, the economist disclosed that he had been friends with President Tinubu since he (Tinubu) was the governor of Lagos State and he (Sanusi) was a banker.

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi/Bola Tinubu/Presidency/APC/CBN/Kano
Sanusi said he discusses poverty in the north and the herdsmen crisis with Tinubu. Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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According to the leader of the Tijjaniyah Movement in Nigeria, he visited the president for four reasons.

Thank President Tinubu for his moves on the economy

The former governor of the CBN said he paid a visit to the president as an economist to thank him for his steps to stabilise the economy.

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The religious leader noted that the issues like fuel subsidy removal and multiple exchange rates are the top issues he has been hammering on before now.

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Herdsmen and farmers clashes

The elder statesman also disclosed that he was at the presidential villa to discuss the issues of herdsmen and farmers clashes in some parts of the north of the country with the president and

He expressed that the president was concerned and interested in finding a lasting solution to the issues, and he (Sanusi) was ready to support and work with the president.

37 Herdsmen bombed in Nasarawa

Sanusi Lamido also disclosed that he visited the president, "...particularly on the case of the case of the 37 herdsmen who were bombed in Nasarawa State a few months ago."

He stressed that he had written to former President Muhammadu Buhari on the matter, but he did not get feedback, and President Tinubu has asked him to resend the letter.

Poverty, education in Northern Nigeria

The former Emir of Kano state finally noted that he discussed the issue of poverty in Nigeria, particularly in the northern states, with the president.

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He had recommended that a rebranded education system and policy be needed to revive the system in the most populous region in the country.

See the video of the interview here:

“I am sure the list of Tinubu’s cabinet members is on his table": Joe Igbokwe earlier reported President Bola Tinubu's ministerial list has been revealed to be on his table already because he understood the game.

Joe Igbokwe, a chieftain of the APC in Lagos, made the revelation while noting that the repeat of 2015 that it took former President Muhammadu Buhari to reveal the list.

Igbokwe also expressed confidence that the appointment of former speaker Femi Gbajabiamila as the chief of staff to the president is a plus for the new administration.


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