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Ganduje Appoints Aminu Ado Bayero New Emir Of Kano… Hours After Sanusi Was Banished

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Just few hours after dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II fled Kano into exile, Governor Ganduje has named a new Emir for the Kano emirate.

He is Aminu Ado Bayero, son of late Emir Ado Bayero.

Bayero emerged as the 15th Emir of Kano after nomination of three prospective candidates for the throne by the Kano Emirate Kingmakers.

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Announcing his appointment on Monday, Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said Aminu Ado Bayero’s appointment was as a result of recommendations by the four kingmakers of Kano Emirate Council.

He said the new appointment is backed by Section 11 (1) of the Kano Emirate Council Law 2019.

The four kingmakers, present during the announcement were:  Alhaji Mutari Adnan, Sarkin Bai of Kano, Alhaji Abdullahi Sarki  Yola, Alhaji Yusuf Labahani Cigari and Alhaji Bello  Abubakar.

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The announcement followed the dethronement of Muhammad Sanusi ll, who was banished to Nassarawa state.

Bayero, son to late Ado Bayero, until his appointment was the Emir of Bichi, one of the newly created four emirates at the wake of crisis of confidence between the government and exiled monarch.

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