Lamido Sanusi, former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, named as new Emir of Kano

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, former Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria

The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, has been named as the new emir of Kano in Nigeria.

The new emir becomes one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the country’s largely Muslim north.

Read more: BBC News – Lamido Sanusi named as new emir of Kano in Nigeria.