EMIR SANUSI 11 SECURES UN APPOINTMENT

EMIR SANUSI 11 SECURES UN APPOINTMENT
Just when the Kano state government thought it had dealt the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi a big blow by dividing his Emirate into four Emirates, a United Nations assignment came calling for the revered Emir.
 

António Guterres, the United Nations Secretary-General António on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020.

A statement by UN quoted Guterres as saying that the appointment was sequel to the UN member states’ agreement to accomplish the SDGs by 2030.

The Advocates are 17 influential public figures from around the world who are tasked by the secretary-general to promote the goals, raise awareness with new audiences, maintain global commitment and call for greater ambition and scalable action to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

Sanusi is the only Nigerian on the 17-man secretary general’s list of SDGs Advocates co-chaired by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway.

Sahara Reporters

Chinwe Ugele

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