Kano State Government dethrone Emir Sanusi

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The Kano State Government led by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has dethroned the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

This was disclosed on Twitter by the Director-General, Media and Communications, Kano State Government, Salihu Yakasai.

“The Kano State Executive Council has unanimously approved the dethronement of the Emir of Kamo Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II at a special sitting held today by the council,” he tweeted.

Sanusi, a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, ascended the throne in 2014 by succeeding his granduncle Ado Bayero. Sanusi’s grandfather Muhammadu Sanusi I reigned from 1953 to 1963 and was deposed by Premier Ahmadu Bello.

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