Kano Gov Saves Ado Bayero’s Daughter From Eviction, Details, Photo Emerge

Kano Gov Saves Ado Bayero’s Daughter From Eviction, Details, Photo Emerge

  • The Kano state government has paid for the apartment of the daughter of the late Emir of Kano, Zainab Jummai Ado Bayero
  • Legit.ng learnt that the family of the former first-clas traditional ruler were served quit notice in Lagos
  • The spokesperson to the governor, Sanusi Bature, explained how his boss assisted the Ado Bayero family

Legit.ng journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

Kano, Kano state - Kano state governor, Abba Yusuf, has assisted one of the daughters of the late Emir of Kano, Zainab Jummai Ado Bayero, who was about to be evicted from her apartment in Lagos.

Jummai's brother and their mother were also rescued, according to Daily Trust reported on Tuesday, June 25.

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Kano state governor rescues Ado Bayero’s daughter after eviction notice from apartment
Kano governor Abba Yusuf on Tuesday, June 25, settled the bill for the rent of Kano Princess and her mother at the Morning Side Suits in Victoria Island, Lagos. Photo credit: @Kyusufabba
Source: Twitter

In a statement, Sanusi Bature, the governor’s spokesperson, said he arrived in Lagos in the early hours of Tuesday, June 25, 2024, to meet with Sunel Kumar, the general manager (GM) of the apartment where the Ado Bayero family had lived since early 2024. Kumar had vowed to evict the Ado Bayero family on Tuesday, June 25.

Leadership newspaper also noted the development.

Jummai reportedly said:

"You came at the right time, we were about to be forcefully evicted from the facility for our inability to pay the rent, they said today is final, we must move out by 3:00 pm and you came just 15 minutes to the time, they have already mobilised youths to remove us out of the apartment. Alhamdulillah (praise be to God) for your arrival."

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Legit.ng reports that the former Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero died at 83 in June 2014 following a long illness. At the time of his demise, the monarch was the longest-serving emir in Kano's history.

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration of being desperate to grab power in Kano state.

The NNPP criticised the APC via a statement signed by Ladipo Johnson, its national spokesperson.

The party alleged that the APC is trying to usurp Yusuf.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng 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 ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.