Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi II dethroned


According to the Press release of Kano state Government, The kano State Executive Council under the Chairmanship of His Excellency the Governor of Kano state Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR has unanimously approved the immediate removal/dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate Muhammad Sanusi II.

The Emir of Kano is in total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the state Governor and other lawful authorities, including his persistent refusal to attend official meetings and programmes organized by the Government without any lawful justification which amount to tatal insurbordination.

Furthermore in the press release, it was stated that, It is on record and in so many instances Malam Muhammad Sanusi II has been found breaxhing part 3 section 13 (a-e) of the kano state emirate law 2019 and which if left unchecked will destroy the good and established image of the Kano Emirate.

The removal is said to be made after due consultation with relevant stakeholders and in compliance with part 3 section 13 of the kano state Emirate Law 2019 and other reasons stated above.

It was said that the removal was reached in order to safeguard the sanctity, culture, tradition, religion and prestige of the kano Emirate built over a thousand years.

The Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR then called on the general public to remain calm, law abiding and to go about their normal businesses as plans to enthrone a new Emir of the Kano Emirates.

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