Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, visited Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, in Abuja and they held a closed doors meeting.
The meeting which was held at the Vice-President’s mini conference room, lasted for about two hours.
When accosted by State House correspondents, the Emir declined to comment on the outcome of the meeting.
However, NAN reliably gathered that the Emir was on a “Thank You’’ visit to the acting president, who recently joined other well meaning Nigerians to stop the Kano State House of Assembly from its investigation of alleged misappropriation of funds and other infractions levelled against the Emir.
Recall that the House resolved to drop the probe following a plea through a letter by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.
The letter was read by the speaker, Kabiru Rirum, on the floor of the House.
In his letter, Mr. Ganduje said he was calling for the investigation to be dropped as a result of interventions by highly-placed personalities in the matter.
According to the letter, the personalities include the acting president, Yemi Osinbajo; party leaders; former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida; former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar; Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar; and businessmen and indigenes of the state, Aliko Dangote and Aminu Dantata.
The consultation was sequel to the calls for secession by youth from different ethnic groups in the country resulting in some asking others to vacate their region before Oct. 1.