Former Emir of Kano and Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mohammed Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has commended Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia for his efforts at spearheading Ghana’s acclaimed digitization drive.
The Renowned Cleric, Banker and Economist, who is in Ghana, at the invitation of the leadership of the Muslim community to participate in a special end-of-year Quran recitation and prayers for sustainable peace in Ghana and the sub-region, called on the Vice President in Accra.
Speaking at the meeting, Sanusi Lamidor, who was Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria before ascending the throne as Emir of Kano, praised Dr. Bawumia for his good works, including leading Ghana’s digital reforms and payment systems.
Mr. Sanusi said applauded the Vice President Bawumia who has been at the forefront champion the digital agenda of government. He noted that a lot has been heard about the strides made in Ghana with regards to all the digital platforms riled out to ease activities. He indicated that being on the global board of MTN and with an operating office in Ghana, he is abreast of happenings in the digital space and FinTech.
The Revered Banker also commended Ghana’s Central Bank for leading the way in digital payment systems, adding that Ghana’s success story has been partly due to the enormous experience of Dr. Bawumia in banking and digital payment regulations.
The Renowned Banker and Economist, is also a Revered Islamic cleric with the title Khalifa. He is the Spiritual Head of the Tijaaniya Order in Nigeria.