Book launch on Kano Emir’s grandfather rakes in N70m

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Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi

More than N70 million was realised on Saturday in Kano at the launching of a book written on the life of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the grandfather of Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.

The highest donation came from the Chairman, Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who donated N10 million.

Speaking at the occasion, the Chairman of the occasion and Lamido Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammed Barkindo Mustapha described the book as a reminiscent of the good deeds of late Emir, Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I.

“Late Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I was a political as well as a religious leader who led an exemplary life worthy of emulation,” he said.

In his remarks, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar expressed concern over the scrapping of history from school curricula, blaming it for numerous social challenges bedevilling the country.

He said Nigeria…

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