Yay!!!! mallam sanusi is 51 .the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(since 3 June 2009. ), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi clocks 51. He was born on 31 July 1961.

now let me give you  a little gist on him and why he is so important(for those who dont know why)

well, he is Nigeria number one banker.  An islamic scholar and ranking fulani nobleman. He has gained awards like global award for Central Bank Governor of the Year, as well as for Central Bank Governor of the Year for Africa by financial times magazine. also listed in  TIMES 100 list of most influential people of 2011.

from my own point of view he is one or let me say the best dresses govenor of CBN so far . he has love for bowties (gosh i can imagine the collections he has). He has a quality fashion/dress sense. and not to forget he is also “cute” (his wife is so lucky o!!!!!!!!!!!)

Something very interesting is that he attended King’s College Lagos(now for those who also attended that school you can famz a lil with him ) in 1977 and studied at Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria earning a BSc in Economics in 1981. He then taught economics at ABU from 1983 to 1985. He also obtained a degree in Islamic law from International University of Africa, Khartoum.

Banking career

In 1985 Sanusi joined Icon Limited (Merchant Bankers), a subsidiary of Morgan Guaranty Trust Bank of New York, and Baring Brothers of London. He moved to the United Bank for Africa in 1997 in the Credit and Risk Management Division, rising to the position of a General Manager. In September 2005, he joined the Board of First Bank of Nigeria as an Executive Director in charge of Risk and Management Control, and was appointed Group Managing Director (CEO) in January 2009. He was also the Chairman, Kakawa Discount House and sat on the Board of FBN Bank (UK) Limited. Sanusi is recognized in the banking industry for his contribution towards developing a Risk Management culture in the Nigerian banking sector. First Bank is Nigeria’s oldest bank and one of the biggest financial institutions in Africa.

Sanusi was the first Northerner to be appointed CEO in First Bank’s history of more than a century

once again happy birthday.


  1. Nice guy,but what has islamic law degree got to do with banking in secular state like Nigeria. is it a secret script been acted…………oh’ what’s the hush then, ,,,,,,,,,,, islamic bank ? The picture is becoming clearer,,,,,,oh la la . what have i said,,,Happy birthday ! country man.