Education holds the key to our development. We must continue to give priority attention to the sector because it is the bedrock of any development.
— His Highness The Emir of Kano

His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II Emir of Kano

The 14th Emir of Kano, His Highness (HH) Muhammad Sanusi II was turbaned in June of 2014. Prior to ascending the throne, HH was the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. He was also at a time the Chief Risk Officer and Group CEO of First Bank of Nigeria Plc which was then Nigeria’s largest bank. He is credited with reforming the financial sector of Nigeria and is currently working on attracting investments in energy and manufacturing in his capacity as chairman of the Kano state Investment Advisory Committee. HH holds degrees in economics and Islamic law. HH is focused on peace, public health, girl-child education advocacy, job creation and reforms of Muslim family law.