29.08.2011 - ICRC boss seeks Islamic finance guideline for N32trln infrastructure
Following the successful use of Islamic finance to fund infrastructure globally, Director General of the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, Mansur Ahmed, is seeking a regulatory framework to help bridge Nigeria’s N32 trillion infrastructure deficit. Approval by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the operation of the first Islamic bank in Nigeria, has been trailed by vehement opposition to the banking policy, which President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ayo Oristajafor, believes, is an attempt to Islamize the country in contravention of the constitution..............................................Full Article: Source
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