Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, has said presidential aspirant, Kingsley Moghalu is fit to govern Nigeria.
He said: “I have the privilege of working with five brilliant associates as deputy governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria when I was the governor.
The Emir, who spoke while receiving Moghalu, in his palace in Kano insisted that Nigeria is bigger than the selfish interest of any politician.
“I can testify that all of them are credible and displayed the credibility to handle the political leadership of this country. One of them is Professor Kingsley.
Moghalu served as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria from 2009 to 2014
“I will rather urge all of them that worked with me, including Professor Kingsley to inject their intellectual experience to grow the nation’s economy“.
He also warned politicians against acts and pronouncements that may cause violence before, during and after the 2019 general election.
Speaking, Moghalu told the Emir that he was in Kano to pay traditional homage and officially intimate the palace about his presidential ambition.
Moghalu lamented that “the country’s economy is being poorly managed by people without vision”.
Moghalu is a political economist, lawyer and former United Nations official, is Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
He is the Founder of Sogato Strategies LLC, an emerging markets risk, strategy and macroeconomic advisory firm, and a Senior Adviser of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). He is also a Contributory Editor of Central Banking Journal