Facts emerged on Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll was dethroned by the state government. Sources closed o the personalities involved said the former Emir was dethroned over disrespect to the office of the governor and other government agencies.
In a statement, the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said the removal was with immediate effect.
The emir’s action violated the part 3 section A-E of Kano state law, hence the removal. He said the removal was in line with consultation with relevant stakeholders.
He said a new emir would be announced in due course.
He urged Kano people to remain calm and go about their normal businesses.