- The emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, is directed to accept or reject his appointment as head of the state’s council of chiefs
- Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state gave the directive in a letter dated December 19 and signed by Musa Bichi, permanent secretary, special duties
- The governor states that it is important for the emir to accept the appointment or otherwise within two day
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has given the emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, two days to accept or reject his appointment as head of the state’s council of chiefs.
The Cable reports that the governor of Kano state gave the directive in a letter dated December 19, and signed by Musa Bichi, the permanent secretary, special duties, on behalf of the secretary to the state government.
Ganduje noted in the letter that it is important for the emir to accept the appointment or otherwise with reference to the appointment which was made on December 9.
The letter read in part: “By this letter, His Excellency the Executive Governor is requesting His Highness, the Emir of Kano (Sarkin Kano) to indicate his acceptance of otherwise of his appointment as the chairman of Kano State Council of Chiefs as conveyed vide letter no SSG/REPA/S/A/86/T and dated 9th of December. 2019.
“The acceptance of otherwise should reach His Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano State within two days of the receipt of this letter."
“As you await further directive of His Excellency, the Executive Governor on the matter, it is important to accept the appointment or otherwise.
Meanwhile, Abdullahi Ganduje has disclosed that 35 civil society organisations have urged him to immediately dethrone the emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.
Ganduje said the organisations are calling for Emir Sanusi to be dethroned for disobedience to constituted authority.
The governor made the disclosure on Thursday, December 19, in a statement through his spokesperson, Abba Anwar.
The spokesperson to the governor stated that the groups said they want Sanusi dethroned in the interest of protecting the sanctity of the rule of law, and the mandate given to Ganduje by the Kano electorate.
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