The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and former governor central bank of Nigeria on Tuesday night said he has resolved to avoid controversies after the recent elections that took place in the country.
The former Apex governor known for speaking his mind made the disclosure while speaking at a dinner organised to celebrate the 125th anniversary of First Bank of Nigeria Limited in Lagos.
Sanusi said, “My new post-election resolution is to avoid controversies; economics, politics.”
“My prayer is that with these elections, the government would not think of these four years, but the government would think of Nigeria125 years from now.”
The royal father who called for more commitment to the education of the girl child recalled the story of a woman whose child died while she was waiting to get financial support to buy drugs, which were less than five dollars.
He wondered at the number of children who died daily because of their inability to access healthcare and girls who die during childbirth.
He emphasised the need to address the issue of poverty and malnutrition in the country.