19.07.2011 - Islamic banking: CBN chief escapes corps members’ wrath in Asaba
Delta State Controller of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mrs. Elizabeth Agu, weekend, narrowly escaped the wrath of some youth corps members in the state, when she delivered a paper by the CBN Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, which touched on the controversial Islamic banking system soon to be introduced in the country. Agu who presented the paper ‘Youth Empowerment as a tool for ustainable Development: The Central Bank of Nigeria Interventions’ at the NYSC Orientation Camp at Issele-Uku in Delta State, was only able to douse the tension, when he explained that Islamic bank had nothing to do with religion, following a question by some corps members, who had asked why Islamic banking should be allowed in a secular country like Nigeria..............................................Full Article: Source
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