BREAKING: Gov Yusuf's Govt Bows To Pressure, Begs Tinubu to Move Deposed Emir Bayero out of Kano

BREAKING: Gov Yusuf's Govt Bows To Pressure, Begs Tinubu to Move Deposed Emir Bayero out of Kano

  • The refusal of the deposed 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, to vacate his throne and leave Kano state has led to a serious agitation within the ancient city
  • The Kano state government led by Abba Kabir Yusuf has expressed serious concern over the development and sought President Bola Tinubu's intervention
  • The deputy governor, Comrade Aminu Abdussalam, who made the call to the president, explained why Bayero needed to leave Kano state journalist Esther Odili has over two years of experience covering political parties and movements.

On Monday, May 27, the Kano state government begged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to move the deposed 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, from the state.

Kano Emirate tussle: Kano govt sends urgent message to Tinubu
Kano government led by Abba Yusuf seeks Tinubu's intervention. Photo credit: Abba Kabir Yusuf, Aminu Ado Bayero, Asiaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Why Tinubu should move Bayero out of Kano? Deputy gov explains

As reported by The Punch, the government stressed that Bayero’s presence in Kano threatens the peace and stability cherished by its people.

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The state deputy governor, Aminu Abdussalam, made this appeal during a press conference concerning the ongoing chieftaincy crisis in Kano.

The number two man in Kano state maintained the government’s stand to reinstate and accompany the 16th Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II, to ascend the throne, The Nigerian Tribune reported.

According to him, the government was not served with a court order restraining or ordering that all parties maintain status quo.

He disclosed that out of eight respondents, only one, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), was served with the court order, while others, including the Kano state government, were not.

Appealing to Tinubu, he said:

“We are worried and shocked about marching orders from above to ensure the implementation of the court order.

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“We appeal to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Office of the National Security Adviser and other agencies concerned to investigate the happenings in Kano as it relates to the deposed Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero, and take immediate steps to evacuate him from his current residence and remove him from in the state. As it is now, he is constituting a security threat in the state.
“A lot of efforts were put in place to reach out to the President on happenings around the chieftaincy matters.”

Bayero receives district heads in Nasarawa palace

Earlier, reported that Aminu Bayero, the deposed Emir of Kano, received district heads inside the Nasarawa palace on Monday, May 27.

This happened after Muhammadu Sanusi II, the reinstated Emir, also hosted district heads on Sunday, May 26, in his Kano palace.

The district heads who just paid homage to Bayero are not loyal to Sanusi II.

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at with 6+ years of experience. Before joining, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email:

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