July 16, 2024

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Oxford University appoints Emir Sanusi academic visitor

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Kano Focus reports that the Management Committee of the African
Studies Centre, University of Oxford, recently approved Sanusi’s
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 noted that Mr Sanusi who is also a former Governor of
the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), intends to use the period of his
affiliation to write a book around the theme: ‘Central Bank Response
to Global Financial Crisis: A Case Study of the Central Bank of
Nigeria 2009-2013.’
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This will be based on his experience as the Governor of the Central
Bank of Nigeria, and as a banker and public intellectual.
The Centre has trained 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 in the Social Sciences and the Humanities, the
Centre enjoys a reputation for high quality, relevant research that
plays a leading role in academic debates as well as public policy.
Mr Sanusi, an economist and banker served as the Governor of the
CBN/from 2009 to 2014.
The Banker magazine recognized him as the 2010 Central Bank
Governor of the Year, for his reforms and leading a radical anti-
corruption campaign in the sector, the first of its kind during the
financial crisis.

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