Dethroned Sanusi arrives Nasarawa amidst heavy security presence

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has finally arrived in Nasarawa State, according to the report, there was a heavy security presence.

Sanusi arrived in Loko Development Area in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state at about 2:30 am on Tuesday, 10th of February 2020.

The former Central Bank Governor departed the Malam Aminu International Airport, hours after the Secretary to the Kano State Government, Usman Alhaji, announced that he had been dethroned as the Emir of Kano.

Alhaji who spoke at the State Executive Council meeting on Monday revealed that the state government took the decision over Sanusi’s consistent refusal to abide by instructions given to him.

The removal is said to be in line with the recommendation of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission which summoned the deposed emir.

Sunrise News reports that according to Alhaji, the dethroned Emir was not ready to abide by the directives of the government of the State.

Meanwhile, the government has announced the Emir of Bichi Aminu Ado Bayero, as the new Emir of Kano.

Aminu is the son of the 13th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, who died in 2014.

In another development, Nasiru Ado Bayero was appointed to fill the vacant seat of Emir of Bichi.

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