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Kano government appoints new Emir



Following the dethronement of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, Kano State government has announced the new Emir as replacement.

He is Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero.

Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji made the announcement on Monda, hours after Sanusi the second was dethroned.

The Secretary to Kano State government said the appointment was in line with the provision of Kano state Emirate Council Law 2019.

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“Section 11 (1) of the Law has empowered the governor to appointment Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the emir of Kano,” he said.

According to him, the four kingmakers of Kano emirate had earlier recommended the appointment of Aminu Ado Bayero as the emir of Kano.

Bayero is the 15th emir of Fulani.

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Until his appointment as Emir of Kano, Bayero was the Emir of Bichi, one of the four newly created emirates.

Bayero is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano. He was also a former Danmajen Kano, Dan Buran, Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida and Wamban Kano.

He was later appointed Emir of Bichi after the creation of Karaye, Gaya, Rano and Bichi Emirates by the present administration.

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The former Emir has been quizzed by Security operatives to Nasarawa State where he is expected to spend his lifetime.


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