Sanusi: I Have No Intention to Join Politics, Says Former Emir of Kano

Sanusi: I Have No Intention to Join Politics, Says Former Emir of Kano

  • Muhammadu Sanusi II has declared his intention to continue to help electorates know the best candidates to vote for
  • According to him., enlightening the people does not mean that he has plans to become a politcian and stand for election
  • Meanwhile, he has called on all leaders to ensure that they pririotise education so that children can access adequate education

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To those expecting him to contest for the governorship position of Kano state, former Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, has made his intention known.

The former emir declared that he has no intention of running for any political position in the country.

The former Emir of Kano says politics is not for him
Sanusi says he has no plan to join politics. Photo: Muhammadu Sanusi
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Going further, he promised to continue educating the public on the right candidates to vote for during elections.

He disclosed this at a meeting of the Muqaddimai and Shaykhs of the sect for the first time since his appointment as Caliph.

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He said:

“If we have those we trust who promised they will work for the betterment of the nation, then we can come together and help them – this is not politics.”

He also said that priority should be given to education, especially for children, before the country’s problems could be addressed.

He added:

“If we did not educate our children to become successful, while other people send their children to schools, they will end up working for those ones that attend school and that’s the end."

Tell us why you sacked Sanusi, shut media houses, Nigerians tackle Jonathan over comment on abuse of power had also reported that following the statement made by Goodluck Jonathan that he did not abuse power as the number one citizen of the country, Nigerians have asked the former president to explain why he sacked the ex-governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.

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Jonathan made this known while speaking at the 50th birthday celebration of Charles Osazuwa, the president of the Rock of Ages Christian Assembly, held in Benin, Edo state capital, on Sunday, May 16. gathered that Jonathan, who led the country from 2010 to 2015, said when he joined politics, he decided not to use his position to punish people.

Reacting to Jonathan's comments, some Nigerians took to their Twitter pages to cite instances during Jonathan's tenure when he allegedly abused power while others opined that his comment shows weakness.

Meanwhile, reported that prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), including governors and senators, have visited Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara state in a bid to stop his reported moves to return to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Six PDP governors and other chieftains of the party met with Governor Matawalle in Gusau, the state capital, on Wednesday, April 7.

The governors in attendance were: Seyi Makinde (Oyo), Darius Ishaku (Taraba), Nyesom Wike (Rivers), Bala Mohammed (Bauchi), and Umaru Fintiri (Adamawa).


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