Kaduna State Govt Appoints Sanusi Lamido Into KADIPA Board

Just a day after his dethronement and banishment, the Kaduna State government has appointed Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as a member of the board of KADIPA, the state’s investment promotion agency.

KADIPA was established in 2015 and has been leading the investment drive of the state and anchored the implementation of the Ease of Doing Business Charter that earned Kaduna State World Bank recognition as the Number One place for doing business in Nigeria.

According to a Press Release by the state government which was made available to Premium Times, it revealed the former CBN chief’s latest appointment.

The release said; “Malam Nasir El-Rufai has appointed His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II into the board of KADIPA. The appointment is part of the reconstitution of the board of KADIPA, which is statutorily chaired by the Deputy Governor, and has as internal members senior officials of the Kaduna State Government.”

“Governor El-Rufai said that Kaduna State hopes to benefit from the profile, experience, intellect and networks of His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi, who before becoming Emir, had built a solid reputation in global financial circles. Malam Nasir El-Rufai said that Kaduna State is honoured to be able to call on the services of a man of such calibre to drive its development.

“The Governor also said that he is confident that the new board, which includes the most senior officers of the state will further propel KADIPA to greater success in attracting investments to Kaduna State. He disclosed that the external members have been carefully chosen to further reinforce the investment credentials of the state.

“The new board of KADIPA has the following members:

  1. Her Excellency, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe Chairman
  2. His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II Vice-Chairman
  3. Balarabe Abbas Lawal, Secretary to the State Government
  4. Bariatu Y. Mohammed, Head of Service
  5. Jimi Lawal, Senior Adviser-Counsellor
  6. Aisha Dikko, Attorney-General of Kaduna State
  7. Idris Nyam, Commissioner, Business, Innovation & Technology
  8. Fausat Ibikunle, Commissioner, Housing & Urban Development
  9. Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning & Budget Commission
  10. Farida Dankaka, KACCIMA
  11. Amal Hassan, Private Sector
  12. Hafiz Bayero, MD, Kaduna Markets Development Company
  13. Altine Jibrin, Director-General, KADGIS
  14. Umma Aboki, Executive Secretary, KADIPA

“Malam Nasir El-Rufai has expressed his gratitude to members of the reconstituted board of KADIPA for agreeing to serve.”

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