Many Emirs and Chiefs in Nasarawa state on Tuesday escorted the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II to Awe Local Government.
A source said the Emirs that escorted him include the Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Dauda Bage and the Emir of Keffi, Dr Shehu Chindo Yamusa III.
The chiefs are those of Azara, Tunga, Akiri, and Awe, amongst others, the source said.
The source added that the Chiefs that escorted Sanusi from Lafia have just left Awe and are on their return journey to Lafia.
The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, had said the removal was with immediate effect.
According to the Secretary, Emir Sanusi’s action violated the part 3 section A-E of Kano state law, hence the removal.
He said the removal was in consultation with relevant stakeholders.