Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has insisted on the creation of Kano Emirate into smaller kingdoms in the state.
Naija News Understands that the governor sent a notice to the state House of Assembly in a new bill seeking the creation of an additional four Emirates in Kano.
In a statement by the state’s Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, the executive had approved of the bill which had been transmitted to the legislators for deliberation.
The statement reads, “To this end, the Council has, with this development, endorsed the establishment of four new emirates namely Rano, Gaya, Bichi and Karaye and forwarded same to the state House of Assembly for necessary action.
“Some of these emirates have even pre-dated Kano in ancient times, while the effort to revive them during the Second Republic was short-lived.
“Council seriously discussed the decade long clamour for the establishment of additional emirates in the state with a view to bringing more development to the people of the new emirates.
“The exercise was also informed by the need to bring traditional institution closer to the people in addition to facilitating speedy socio-economic development and security in the state.”