Former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Muhammadu Sanusi II will join one of the world’s greatest universities, Oxford University as an Academic Visitor starting from October.
Sanusi is going on a Fellowship to the prestigious university after management of the school approved his request for a Visiting Fellowship (Academic Visitor) at the Centre for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Oxford University’s African Studies Centre is one of the world’s leading centres of African Studies.
The Centre has continued to train graduate students who are now holding important positions in different spheres of social, economic and political life in Africa and the rest of the world.
With strengths displayed in the Social Sciences and the Humanities, it is known for its quality of research and deep findings that contribute to academic debate and weave public policies.
The Centre said the former Emir of Kano will use the period to write a book titled: “Central Bank Response to Global Financial Crisis: A Case Study of the Central Bank of Nigeria 2009-2013.”
The book will be based on Sanusi’s experience as the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, and as a banker and public intellectual.
Sanusi, an economist and banker served as the Governor of the CBN from 2009 to 2014 achieving many enviable results during his tenure and leading a very clear-cut banking revolution in the country.