• State Government calls for calm
Sanusi Lamido has been dethroned as Emir of Kano State. This is coming on the heels of the relationship between the dethroned Emir and Ganduje, Governor of Kano State. The dethronement of Sanusi was announced by Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, the special adviser to Governor Abdullahi Ganduje on media.
The Secretary to the Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji, also via a press statement made the announcement on Monday afternoon.
Mr Tanko-Yakasai said the Kano State Executive Council unanimously approved the dethronement of Mr Sanusi. The Government of Kano State has since called on all residing in Kano State to remain calm, law abiding and peaceful as they go about their businesses. Emerging facts from within Kano State has it that the State Government will any moment soon, announce a new Emir.