Updated: March 6, 2021
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo sent a quick letter to the dethroned Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II, saying he feels his pain.
Kano state government on Monday dethroned the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, over ‘disrespect’ to the office of the governor and other government agencies.
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Secretary to the state government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, made the announcement during the state executive council meeting, local media reported on Monday.
In a statement circulated by local media, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said the removal was with immediate effect.
He said the emir’s action violated part 3 section A-E of Kano state law, leading to his removal. He said the removal was in line with consultation with relevant stakeholders.