Sanusi vs Bayero: Tinubu Warned of Danger of Kano Politics

Sanusi vs Bayero: Tinubu Warned of Danger of Kano Politics

  • President Bola Tinubu has been urged to desist from interfering in Kano politics because it could ruin his presidency
  • Buba Galadima, an elder statesman, gave the advice to the president, adding that actors don't usually agree on issues when it comes to Kano politics
  • Galadima's statement came days after NNPP national leader Rabiu Kwankwaso accused the federal government of listening to Kano enemies on the rift between dethroned Aminu Ado Bayero and reinstated Muhammadu Sanusi

President Bola Tinubu has been warned against meddling in Kano's politics as the royal tussle between the deposed Emir Aminu Ado Bayero and reinstated Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II gets tougher.

Kano elder statesman Buba Galadima warned the president, adding that if Tinubu is not careful, the politics of the northwest state will destroy him.

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Buba Galadima addresses President Bola Tinubu amid Kano political crisis
Tinubu asked to desist from meddling in Kano politics Photo Credit: @officialABAT
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Galadima warns Tinubu to avoid Kano politics

According to Daily Trust, the chieftain of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) urged the federal government and Tinubu to desist from interfering in Kano state politics.

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He said:

“The federal government and President Bola Tinubu need to be cautious with Kano politics. It will destroy his presidency."

Galadima, who described Tinubu as his friend, said he had inherent knowledge of Kano politics and he knew how to deal with it.

He maintained that parties in Kano politics never agree on issues, citing his experience as the youth leader of the National Party of Nigeria (NPN).

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Galadima further claimed some powerful politicians from Kano had visited Tinubu to support them in removing Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf. He also alleged that some rich men supported the governor's removal.

The Kano-born politician said he expected Tinubu to be smarter by asking them why they could not win the election in the state in the first place.

Galadima's comment followed the alarm raised by the NNPP's national leader, Rabiu Kwankwaso, who accused the Tinubu-led federal government of listening to the "enemies of Kano" on the royal tussle.

Sanusi speaks on plans if dethroned again earlier reported that the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II said he would care less should another government remove him from office again.

Sanusi said he was concerned about the disruption of the emirate system, which had been preserved over 1,000 years ago.

The former CBN governor expressed gratefulness to the Kano government and assembly for correcting the deeds of the past government.

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