BREAKING: Governor Fubara Reacts to Sanusi’s Reinstatement as Emir of Kano

BREAKING: Governor Fubara Reacts to Sanusi’s Reinstatement as Emir of Kano

  • Governor, Siminalayi Fubara has congratulated the reinstatement of Muhammad Sanusi II as the 14th Emir of Kano
  • The Rivers state governor said he received the news of Sanusi's reinstatement with great excitement
  • Fubara hailed the Kano state government for listening to the yearnings of the people and correcting the wrongs of the past

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Port Harcourt, Rivers state - Governor, Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers state has congratulated His Royal Highness, Muhammad Sanusi II on his reinstatement as the 14th Emir of Kano.

Fubara said Sanusi’s reinstatement showed that his dethronement on March 9, 2020, was against the wishes and aspirations of the great people of Kano.

Fubara hails Sanusi’s reinstatement as 14th Kano Emir
Fubara says Sanusi's reinstatement showed his dethronement was against the wishes of the Kano people. Photo credit: @MSII_dynasty
Source: Twitter

This was contained in a statement signed by his chief press secretary, Nelson Chukwudi on Thursday, May 23.

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As reported by The Nation, Fubara thanked Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf-led Kano state government for listening to the yearnings of the people and acting to correct the wrongs of the past administration of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

The governor urged Sanusi to lead the over 50 million people with love, wisdom and courage while bringing lasting peace, justice, equity and fairness to all in the city of Kano, Leadership reports.

Fubara admonished the people to give the Sarki of the ancient city of Kano the maximum support to succeed.

He wished Sanusi a successful and fruitful reign that would bring progress and prosperity to the people of Kano state.

Sanusi II hurriedly leaves public function in Rivers earlier reported that Sanusi II reportedly rushed out of the ongoing Rivers State Economic and Investment Summit in Port-Harcourt on Thursday, May 23 amid reports that he has been reinstated as emir of Kano.

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Sanu hurriedly left after delivering his keynote speech as increased security operatives accompanied him out of the venue. Sanusi was in the middle of delivering his speech when the news about his reported reinstatement as Emir of Kano broke.

It was gathered newsmen could not have a brief chat with Sanusi as he exited the Obi Wali International Conference Centre.

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