Naija News reports that the meeting is coming after the Kaduna State Governor gave the dethroned Emir of Kano two appointments after he was sacked from office by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje‘s led Kano State government because of politics.
The Kaduna governor who is a close friend to the dethroned Emir first appointed him into the board of the state Investment Promotion Agency, KADIPA and later appointed the dethroned Emir as the chancellor of Kaduna State University.
The Kano State government led by Governor Ganduje on Monday, March 9, dethroned Emir Sanusi.
This online news platform understands that Emir Sanusi’s dethronement followed the State Council executive meeting presided over by the Governor Ganduje.
However, a statement by Alhaji Usman Alhaji, the Secretary to the 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 Kano State Executive Council under the chairmanship of His Excellency, the governor of Kano, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje has unanimously approved the immediate removal/dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II,” the statement said.
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