The Emir of Kano and former Governor of Nigeria’s apex bank, Emir Muhammad Sanusi II has been appointed, the Nigeria Advisory Board Chairman of a Canada-based organisation, 1Million Teachers Inc, an organization that provides access to high-quality teacher education to severely underserved communities around the world.
The traditional ruler will also be a board member of the organisation’s parent body, 1 Million Teachers Canada.
His appointment was contained in a statement by organisation’s Chief Executive Officer, Hakeem Subair, who expressed excitement at Sanusi’s appointment.
“It is a morale booster for the team. 1 Million Teachers regularly seeks strong voices, to help us amplify our advocacy for access to equitable and inclusive education for all, especially women and girls, and to provide counsel to our team.
“It is, therefore, with great pleasure that we welcome His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II, CON, Emir of Kano, as Chairman, Advisory Board of 1 Million Teachers.”