Nasarawa Emirs, Chiefs escort deposed Emir Sanusi to Awe | Dailytrust

Nasarawa Emirs, Chiefs escort deposed Emir Sanusi to Awe

Former Emir of Kano,  Muhammadu Sanusi II.
Former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.

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.

Daily Trust reports that Sanusi was dethroned yesterday for disrespecting the office of the governor and other government agencies.

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.

Meanwhile, the Kano State Government, also yesterday announced the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano, hours after Muhammadu Sanusi ll was dethroned.

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