Kano Emirship: Governor Yusuf to report judge who issued exparte order from America

The Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf has declared that he would report the judge who issued order to restrain him from reinstating Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano over alleged abuse of court orders, as he(judge) was outside the country to have issued such order.

Penpushing reports that Yusuf made the declaration while presenting reinstatement letter to Sanusi  on Friday, arguing that the judge of the Federal High Court in Kano, was in United States of America (USA)and not physically present in court to stop the reinstatement

The Governor, therefore justified his decision to have reinstated Sanusi, adding that he would report the judge to the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, explaining that those that are meant to maintain rule of law must follow that also

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‘The person (Mr Liman) that issued the court order was in America but he is ordering us to stop what we are doing. This issue of abuse I must present before the Governor’s Forum so that we can tackle it accordingly. We are agents of following due process, that’s why we did what we did openly before everybody. Those that are meant to maintain that rule of law must follow that also’, Yusuf emphasized.

Penpushing further reports that before the presentation of the reinstatement letter to Sanusi on Friday, a judge on Thursday, restrained the Governor and the state government from implementing the new emirate law under which Sanusi was reinstated.

The law, it is recalled was on Thursday passed by the Kano State House of Assembly and assented to immediately by the Governor who equally dissolved the four emirates carved out of the Kano emirate in 2019 and removed the emirs.

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