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BREAKING: Dethroned Emir Sanusi arrested, exiled to Nassarawa

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TheNation has just reported that dethroned Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II has been arrested and send on exile to Nassarawa state.

He will spent the rest of his life there.

Security Operatives on Monday arrested dethroned Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II .

Whisked him out of the ancient city amidst tight security.

It was gathered that the security operatives are heading to Nassarawa state.

However, Sanusi will spend the rest of his life in asylum.

Before he was taken away, Sanusi was said to have been put under house arrest by the heavy security personnel of DSS, Police and Military.

The arrest was after the security operatives sealed off the Palace.

An impeccable source at the Government House hinted that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje,

who is presiding over an emergency Executive Council Meeting, is set to announce the new emir any moment.

The Nation reliably gathered that the names of some powerful aristocrats with

direct lineage to the  Palace were tabled before Ganduje, who has the constitutional powers to appoint an Emir.

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