Sanusi: untainted by oil

Offshore oil rig

The outgoing governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has undoubtedly made his mark in the world of central banking – most recently for being suspended by Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan just months prior to the end of his term. But will Sanusi enjoy a favourable legacy based on his aggressive reform agenda and efforts to stand up against powerful vested interests in what is now Africa’s largest economy? Or will his reputation be tarnished for politicising the

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