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Updated: Aminu Ado Bayero Is The New Emir Of Kano



Crown Prince, Aminu Ado Bayero has been declared the new Emir of Kano Emirate. The Kano State Governor Umar Ganduje approved the appointment of His Highness Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Emir of Kano, after the nomination of 3 prospective candidates by the Kano Emirate Kingmakers.

Aminu Bayero is replacing Muhammadu Sanusi II who was dethroned earlier today by the Kano state government.

Until his appointment, Aminu Ado Bayero, was the Emir of Bichi, one of the four rival emirates created by governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.

Meanwhile the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been banished to Nasarawa State.

A statement on Monday by the Kano Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Usman Alhaji revealed the appointment of the new Emir of Kano.
“Following the resolution emanating from the State Executive Council today and the recommendation by kingmakers of Kano Emirate and the approval of appointment of the new Emir of Kano, following the resolution of the State Executive Council at its sitting of today, the 9th day of March 2020, with regards to the deposition of the former emir, in my capacity as the Secretary to the State Government, I have been directed by his Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, (OFR), based on the powers conferred on him by the provision of section 11(1) of the Kano State Emirate Council Law 2019, that is equivalent to 1441 AH, to announce the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the former Emir of Bichi Emirate, as the new Emir of Kano Emirate. He is the 15th Emir of the Fulani in the Kano Emirate.
“This followed the recommendation received from the Kano Kingmakers to his Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano state. “As you can see the four kingmakers are all here seated with us.”