GOVERNOR of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido, is set to be take the historic Dan Majen Kano title.
A statement by committee of friends of the apex bank’s helmsman said he will be conferred with the honuor on Friday by Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero. The event will be followed by a big celebration in honour of Mr. Sanusi.
Spokesman of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Committee of Friends (SLSCoF) Mr. Olawale Edun noted that pals and associates of the CBN boss, across the country would converge in Kano on Friday for felicitation with him.
Acknowledging Sanusi’s love for tradition and culture, Edun, a former commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, described Sanusi as man of proud steep in his roots.
Edun adds: “He is seen as a man of great achievements. Interestingly, this great achiever is one that is true to his roots. His value of tradition, culture and history of his people is worth emulating and commendable.
And with this title, he is following after the footsteps of his ancestors. Hundreds of people will be moving to Kano to witness the event. It is out of the likeness that people have for him.
Even though it is a Kano title he is getting, he is being celebrated nationally... it is an opportunity to celebrate one of our own at home. We are celebrating his character, courage and broad spectrum of interests and achievements and friendship. We are also celebrating our tradition and our diverse culture.
“Sanusi has tremendous goodwill and support from people from all walks of life across the country. And that is why they are willing to attend and commit resources to make the landmark event a success.”