Kano Govt Sacks, Banishes Emir Sanusi, Enthrones Ado Bayero

History today in Kano repeated itself when Nigerians received the news of the ouster of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi with on Monday by the state government.

It would be recalled that Sanusi’s grandfather, Emir Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, KBE was deposed as Emir of Kano in 1963. The senior Sanusi reigned between 1954 and 1963.

The State government has however announced and installed a replacement, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as new Emir.

Before his new post, Aminu Ado Bayero, a cousin to the deposed Emir was Emir of Bichi, one of the four emirates created recently by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

The former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Muhammadu Sanusi II was the 14th Emir of Kano from the Fulani Sullubawa clan who ascended the throne in 2014 after the death of the late Emir, Ado Bayero who was his grand uncle.


Born 31st July 1961 Sanusi is now banished to Nassarawa State.

Earlier n the day there was pandemonium in the Kano State Assembly over the development in the Kano Emirate. The lawmakers were in a tussle to outsmart themselves.

Nigerians are still waiting for further development over Sanusi’s removal, deposition and enthronement of a new Emir.

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