Court Declares Muhammadu Sanusi Only Recognised Emir of Kano

Ganduje and Emir Sanusi when things were good

A Court sitting in Kano on Wednesday has declared his Eminence Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the only recognized Emir of Kano State. sacking all New four Emirs recently installed by governor Ganduje.

Governor Ganduje signed the Kano State Emirs Appointment and Deposition Amendment 2019 into last Thursday and the emirs were given their letter of appointment on Friday.

“For easier local administration as Kano state moves in a new direction to deliver community-based growth, we have decided to create 4 new Emirates for our great state,” the governor said on May 10.

This move by Ganduje is said to be a personal vendetta against the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II in order to whittle down his influence in one of Nigeria’s oldest traditional institutions.


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