Sanusi remains Emir says Kano govt amid court ruling on Ado-Bayero, four others


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Amid a pushback by the Kano State government, a Federal High Court sitting in Kano yesterday reversed the dethronement of Emir Aminu Ado-Bayero and four other Emirs of Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya Emirates.

The Court set aside all steps taken by the Kano State Government to repeal the Kano Emirates Council Law (2019), which split the Kano Emirates into five namely: Kano, Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya Emirates with First Class Emirs.

But in a swift reaction, the Kano State government has said the ruling shows Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II is still the Emir of Kano.

The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Haruna Isah Dederi, said this during a press conference held at the Government House Thursday evening.

The trial judge, Abdullahi Muhammad Liman, set aside the repeal of Kano Emirate Law (2019) by the State House of Assembly and ordered all the…

Source: Guardian Newspaper