The security operative under the directive of the Governor of kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has taken over the palace of Emir of Kano as it has been alleged that the Emir has been whisked away.
Recalled that the Emir was dethroned by the Kano State government on Monday.
After Sanusi’s removal from office, a combined team of security operatives including men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps as well as the Nigeria Police were deployed to the palace.
This online media had reported that, the state government has just removed the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Lamido Sanusi “for total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the governor”.
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Usman Alhaji, secretary to the state government, said the removal was with immediate effect.
“The Kano State Executive Council under the Chairmanship of His Excellency the Governor of Kano State Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje OFR has unanimously approved the immediate removal/dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate Muhammad Sunusi II,” Alhaji said in a statement.