The emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, was said be absent at the inauguration ceremony of governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the second term in office.
At The inauguration which took place at the Sani Abacha Stadium, about two of the five emirs (Bichi and Rano) are already taking their seats, but those of Kano, Gaya and Karaye are said to be on their way to the venue.
The Nation reports that the absence of the Emir of Kano is reportedly due to security reasons in the state.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that delegates of the Northern Coalition for Democracy and Progress (NADP) on Thursday, May 23, called for the resignation of Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
The decision was taken after NADP delegates came from the 18 out of the 19 states that make up the north-west, north-east and north-central states met in Abuja.
Two issues that were prominent on the agenda of the delegates are the issues of persistent insecurity in several states and the Emirate controversy in Kano state.
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