Security beefed up at Kano House of Assembly

Security beefed up at Kano House of Assembly

- Security has been beefed up within and outside the premises of the Kano state House of Assembly

- The security personnel including police and civil defence corps are stationed at various junctions leading to the Assembly complex

- The speaker of the House, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, earlier asked his colleagues to start a move for creating four additional emirates in the state

Emerging reports have claimed that the presence of heavily armed security personnel was on Tuesday, May 7, observed within and outside the premises of the Kano state House of Assembly.

Daily Trust reports that the armed security personnel comprising police and Civil Defence corps are stationed at various junctions leading to the assembly complex.

It was learnt that vehicular movement was restricted around the Assembly complex as the security agents conduct thorough checks on vehicles before allowing them access to the Assembly.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the Kano state House of Assembly started making moves to create four additional emirates in the state.

The speaker of the House, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, during plenary on Monday, May 6, read a letter brought to the house for consideration by Ibrahim Salisu and others, requesting the House to start a move for creating four additional emirates in the state.

Rurum asked the house to start a move for creating four additional emirates in the state. The four proposed new emirates are Karaye, Bichi, Rano and Gaya.

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They are presently being headed by district heads and if upgraded, will have emirs as heads. The implication of creating additional emirates is that the powers of the present Emir of Kao, Malam Muhammad Sanusi ll, will be reduced.

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