Just In: UNIZIK suspends award for dethroned Sanusi

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi ll did not receive the award earlier approved by the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, due to the latest happenings.

But the authority of the school disclosed that the award will be given him in the future convocation.

Recall that Sanusi was dethroned, on Monday, by the Government of Kano, led by Abdullahi Ganduje. The deposed Emir was later taken to Awe Town in Nasarawa.

The Vice-Chancellor of the school, Prof Charles Esimone made this position known at the 14th convocation ceremonies of the University that the said award has been differed.


The VC said, “The award will be conferred on the former Emir in our future convocation ceremonies.

“The Senate of the University duly approved the award to former Emir Muhammadu Sanusi.”

Sanusi was billed to be honoured with an honorary doctorate degree in risk management according to the report.

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