Governor Central Bank of Nigeria delivers seminar in MIHE

Mr Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Governor Central Bank of Nigeria delivered a seminar entitled “Islamic Finance in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges” at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education today.

In his address, Mr Sanusi spoke about the current developments within the banking sector and how the Central Bank had introduced new banking regulations to facilitate the establishment of Islamic Banking in Nigeria. As a result of these steps, the first Islamic Bank has recently been licensed and will start its operations by the end of this year.

The seminar was attended by students, staff as well as a number of visitors from the Nigerian community from around the UK, concluded with a lively question and answer session.