Mallam Muhammad Sanusi was on Monday, 9th March, dethroned as the Emir of Kano by the Kano State government under the leadership of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
As previously reported by Naija News, Sanusi was removed from office over allegations of gross insubordination.
A statement by Alhaji Usman Alhaji, the Secretary to the Kano State Government, said Emir Sanusi’s dethronement was due to his “total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the governor and other lawful authorities.”
The government also disclosed that a new Emir will be announced soon.
However, amidst reactions to the news of the Emir’s removal from office, Naija News has gathered Crown Prince of Kano, Nasir Ado Bayero may be named as Sanusi’s replacement.
Alhaji Bayero is one of the sons of the former Emir of Kano, Abdullahi Ado Bayero. He is the Chiroman Kano (Crown Prince) and the District Head of Nassarawa in Kano State.
Born 2nd February 1964, into the family of the late Alhaji (Dr.) Ado Abdullahi Bayero, Nasir Ado Bayero had his primary and secondary education in Kano State before proceeding to the University of Maiduguri where he studied Mass Communication.
He is also a graduate of the Executive Programme of the prestigious Harvard Business School.
After school life, Bayero has had work experience with Continental Merchant Bank Nigeria; Coastal Corporation (Oil and Gas) Houston, Texas and Hamlet Investment Inc. London, UK.
He is also the Chairman of Enclo Limited, a Nigerian company providing currency operations support services to the Central Bank of Nigeria and other financial institutions as well as security documents design and printing solutions.