Tension in Kano as Court Issues Fresh Order on Sanusi vs Bayero

Tension in Kano as Court Issues Fresh Order on Sanusi vs Bayero

  • The Kano state royal tussle between the deposed Aminu Ado Bayero and reinstated Muhammadu Sanusi II has taken a new dimension
  • In a new twist, the Kano state high court issued an order to Ado Bayero to stop parading himself as the Emir of Kano
  • The court ordered the commissioner of police in the state to ensure the eviction of deposed Bayero from the mini-palace in Nasarawa

The royal tussle between the deposed Aminu Ado Bayero and reinstated Muhammadu Sanusi II in Kano continues to elicit reactions.

Kano state has been in the news since Bayero was sacked as Emir. In a new development, the Kano state high court issued an order restraining the deposed Bayero from parading himself as the 15th Emir of the emirate.

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The court also directed the police to remove the deposed Emir from Nasarawa Palace, where he was said to be receiving visitors and acting as the Emir.

Kano state high court issues fresh order restraining deposed Amir Aminu Ado Bayero from parading self as the Emir of Kano
Kano state high court restricts Bayero from parading self as Emir Photo Credit: @Imranmuhdz
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Why Ado Bayero returned to Kano

Recall that the deposed Emir returned to the state in the early hours of Saturday, May 25, and had since been parading himself as the Emir while occupying a mini-palace in the Nasarawa area of the state.

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Bayero's action followed an order of the federal high court restraining the Kano state government from implementing the law that nullified the establishment of the four emirates and monarchs in the state.

Kano: Why court ordered eviction of Bayero

But Justice Amina Aliyu of the state high court issued another order on Monday, May 27, restraining the five emirs, including Bayero, from parading themselves as Emirs in the state.

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The court added that the order to restrain the Emir was granted to the plaintiff in the interest of peace in the state.

The court order compelled the state commissioner of police to ensure that its officers take over the mini-palace in Nasarawa and ensure the implementation of the ruling in the interest of justice.

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf deposed Ado Bayero on Thursday, May 23, after signing the repealed bill into law and announcing the reinstatement of Sanusi II on Friday, May 25.

Below is the court judgment:

Security takes over Kano gov't house

Legit.ng earlier reported that heavy security men took over the Kano state government house amid the royal tussle between Sanusi II and Bayero.

However, it was gathered that the security operatives did not stop the movement in and out of the premises.

Proofreading by James Ojo Adakole, journalist and copy editor at Legit.ng.

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