Sanusi bags 2013 Emerging Markets Award
Emerging Markets Magazine has honored the Central Bank of Nigeria's Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi with the 2013 Emerging Markets Central Bank of the Year Award for Sub-Saharan Africa for the three consecutive years.
The reason cited by the Director of Emerging Markets Magazines, John Orchard for the award was Sanusi's contribution to the economic and financial stability of Nigeria especially the reduction of inflation rate to a single digit and contribution to enhancing the price stability of the country.
At the award ceremony held at Washington DC and attended by governors of central banks and finance ministers from Africa, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East regions, the central Bank Governor of Njgeria, Sanusi thanked Emerging Markets Magazine for the award.
Sanusi further emphasized and acknowledged that the entire country' s economic team including the workforce at Central Bank of Nigeria and Ministry of Fiance have partake in the country's progressively stabilized economy.
Nigeria's finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former finance minister Dr. Mansur Muhtar whom were present at the award ceremony was acknowedged by Sanusi for their enormous contributions toward the microeconomic stability of Nigeria.