BREAKING: Despite Controversial Court Order, Kano Gov to Present Appointment Letter to Emir Sanusi

BREAKING: Despite Controversial Court Order, Kano Gov to Present Appointment Letter to Emir Sanusi

  • The reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, will soon arrive at the state government house to receive his letter of appointment
  • reports that Sanusi will officially resume duty as the new emir on Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Sanusi is expected to be at the Africa House in Kano Government House for a mini-durbar ceremony on Friday morning, May 24 journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

Kano, Kano state - Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf will on Friday, May 24, present an appointment letter to the new Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.

Sanusi was reinstated on Thursday, May 23.

Emir Sanusi in Kano state to receive appointment letter on Friday May 24
Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II returns as Kano's first-class ruler. Photo credits: @Kyusufabba, @masarautarkano
Source: Twitter

According to Governor Yusuf's senior special assistant on digital media via his verified X (formerly Twitter) page, @babarh_, the letter will be presented to Sanusi at 9:00 am at Africa House, Kano Government House.

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After he meets with the Kano governor, Sanusi is expected to lead the Muslim Jumat prayers (Friday) at the Kano Central mosque located at the palace in Kofar Kudu.

Kano governor holds meeting with key stakeholders

Late on Thursday night, May 23, Governor Yusuf together with the deputy governor, Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo, had a meeting with state service chiefs.

Also, the four kingmakers of the Kano state emirate council met with Governor Yusuf.

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Meanwhile, a federal high court presided by Justice Liman has granted an ex parte order restraining the Kano state government from reinstating Emir Sanusi.

According to Daily Nigerian in a report on Friday morning, May 24, the judge gave the order on Thursday night, May 23, even though he is reportedly in the US.

The order also kicked against the abolishment of four emirates: Bichi, Gaya, Karaye, and Rano.


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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at

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