Kano Govt Discloses Major Reason Emir Sanusi Was Reinstated

Kano Govt Discloses Major Reason Emir Sanusi Was Reinstated

  • Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was reinstated on Friday, May 24 in the best interest of the state
  • The commissioner of Information, Baba Halilu Dantiye, said this in a statement on Monday, May 27
  • Dantiye said Kano state remained peaceful despite pockets of public disturbance perpetrated by some miscreants following the abolishment of four emirates

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Kano state - The Kano state government has explained why the deposed Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, was reinstated on Friday, May 24.

The commissioner of Information, Baba Halilu Dantiye, said Sanusi’s reinstatement was done in the best interest of Kano state.

Kano Govt Explains Why Emir Sanusi Was Reinstated
Sanusi's reinstatement was done in the best interest of the state. Photo credit: Abba Yusuf/Sanusi Lamido Sanusi
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According to Daily Trust, Dantiye made this known in a statement on Monday, May 27.

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“It also behoves to reiterate that the decision by the administration of Abba Kabir Yusuf to legally abrogate the emirates and reinstate the 14th Emir of Kano State was made after careful consideration of the best interests of the state. The move has been welcomed by a significant portion of the populace who understands and cherishes the long-term benefits of a unified emirate structure.”

The commissioner said the state government had noted “the grossly exaggerated violent protests” in some parts of the state,

Dantiye added that some political actors were manipulating the situation to create chaos and unrest in Kano state.

He further stated that those elements were using the media to spread false narratives and incite public disorder, The Nation reports.

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“Their actions and those of their agents are not representative of the genuine feelings of the citizens of Kano State but are instead driven by selfish ulterior motives.

When Tinubu Should Intervene In Kano Emirate Tussle

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Reno Omokri, a former aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan, has explained when President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should intervene in the Kano emirate tussle between Emir Sanusi II and deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero

He said the Tinubu-led federal government can get involved in case of a breakdown in law and order and a threat to the security.

Omokri said President Tinubu had the authority to wade into the Kano emirate tussle in the national interest of the country.

Proofread by Kola Muhammed, journalist and copyeditor at Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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