Breaking!!! Emir Sanusi II dethroned
* Indicted over disrespect to Ganduje, lawful authorities
* Gov to name new Emir soon
By Steve Oko
The fued between Emire of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II got to the crescendo on Monday as the Emire was dethroned
Emire Sanusi II was dethroned by the Kano State Government over what it described as “disrespect to lawful instructions from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and other lawful authorities”.
The dethronement of the former Central Bank, CBN Governor followed the decision of the State Executive Council meeting presided over by Gov. Ganduje on Monday.
The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji made the announcement on behalf of the government while briefing newsmen shortly after the special council meeting.
Alhaji said the monarch was in total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the Governor, Ganduje and other lawful authorities hence his immediate dethronement.
According to him, “the Kano state executive council, under the Chairmanship of the incumbent Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has unanimously approved the immediate removal/dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu 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 organised by the Government without any justification which amount to total insubordination.
“It is on record and so many instances, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II has been found breaching 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.
“This removal is made after due consultation with the relevant stakeholders and in compliance with part 3 section, 13 of the Kano state Emirate law and order reasons stated above.
“The removal is reached in order to safeguard the sanctity, culture, tradition, religion and prestige of the Kano Emirate built over a thousand years.
“His Excellency, Dr. Ganduje calls on the General public to remain calm, law-abiding and to go about their normal businesses, while a new Emir of Kano Emirate will soon be appointed,” the SSG, Alhaji said.
Meanwhile there has been a commotion at the State House of Assembly over the controversial dethronement of the Emire.
Some lawmakers not favourably disposed to the action were said to have opposed the move resulting into chaos at the Assembly.
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