Governor Yusuf orders removed Emir of Kano, Bayero to vacate palace within 48-hours

The Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, has ordered the removed Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero and four other former first-class chiefs to vacate their palaces within the next forty-eight hours, as he announced reinstatement of Lamido Sanusi as the new emir.

Penpushing reports that Yusuf gave the order on Thursday while announcing the reinstatement of Lamido Sanusi as the emir, held at the Kano Government House, after a ceremonial signing event attended by top government officials and journalists.

The Governor in similar vein, asked four other former first-class chiefs to vacate their palaces and hand over all government properties to the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, as well as Bayero to handover emirates property to the office of the Deputy Governor

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“I want to inform the good people of Kano that today, we reappointed Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi popularly known as Muhammadu Sanusi the II as the 16th Emir of Kano while the five former emirs are expected to vacate the palaces within 48 hours’, he declared

Penpushing further reports that the Kano State House of Assembly had earlier passed the bill for the dissolution of the four additional emirates created by the immediate past administration of former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and the removal of all five emirs.

The Governor on his part signed the bill at the Government House on Thursday, the same day it was passed by the state lawmakers, explaining that the law provided an opportunity for reinstatement of the 14th Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II.

Penpushing also reports Yusuf in same vein added the law allows removal of 15th Emir of Kano Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi Nasir Ado Bayero, Emir of Rano Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa, Emir of Karaye Ibrahim Abubakar II and Emir of Gaya Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir

The Governor emphasized that the return of Muhammad Sanusi II back on throne will propel peace and prosperity, adding that the repeal of the council law was in realisation of his campaign commitments to restore the lost glory of the state and its rich cultural heritage.

Penpushing reports that 24 hours before his removal, Bayero on Wednesday paid homage to the Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Alaiyeluwa Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, to felicitate him on his 90th birthday and 64th coronation anniversary.

The former Emir received by Awujale and Ijebu Traditional Council who added that his visit was also to further strengthen the cordial relationship that has been in existence for several years between the Awujale and the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero.

Penpushing further reports that Bayero expressed his readiness to pay another visit very soon, as the visit was equally established to reinforce the enduring ties between two of Nigeria’s most respected traditional institutions and

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