The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has won the 2013 Emerging Markets Central Bank of the Year Award for Sub-Saharan Africa.
He won the awards for the following reasons;
1. Emerging Markets Magazine, organizers of the award, acknowledged the outstanding feat of Sanusi in driving down inflation from double digits to single digit of about 8 per cent.
2. He also stated that Sanusi had consistently pursued and successfully maintained macroeconomic stability notwithstanding the arduous challenges confronting the Nigerian economy.