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Sanusi Lamido May Return As Emir Of Kano

There are indications that the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, popularly known as Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, may return to the throne soon.
The new governor of the state, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf, gave the indication when he officially invited Sanusi Lamido to his inauguration as Governor, which was conducted today, May 29.
Many people saw the invitation as controversial and a possible open way to the return of Sanusi Lamido.
People wondered how Sanusi would be in the same space with the incumbent Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero in attendance.
It was learnt that Sanusi Lamido actually honoured the invitation by attending the inauguration.
This was even as suspected miscreants considered to be supporters of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) heckled the current Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero and his younger brother, Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, who is also the Emir of Bichi when they turned up for the inauguration of the governor at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano.
Information has it that immediately the two first-class monarchs arrived at the venue, the angry miscreants, suspected to be hired political thugs, started shouting at the top of their voices.
Aminu and Nasiru both are children of the most revered Emir of Kano, late Alhaji Dr. Ado Bayero, who died in 2014, after spending 51 years on the throne.
Their mother, who died in April 2021 was one of the daughters of the 8th Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Sulu Gambari, and a elder sister to the current Emir of Ilorin, Kwara State.
Aminu Ado Bayero, born on 10 February 1961, became the 15th Fulani Emir of Kano on 9 March 2020, following the deposition of his nephew, Sanusi Lamido.
Nasiru Ado Bayero, born on 2 February 1964, is a Nigerian banker and businessman before he ascended the throne of the Emir of Bichi. He succeeded his brother, Aminu Ado Bayero, who was named as the Emir of Kano, following the deposition of Sanusi II.
Recall that the former Governor of the State, Rabiu Kwankwaso, who is also the leader of the NNPP, had said that the incoming government in Kano would revisit the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi.
In a viral video posted on social media after the victory of his party in Kano, Kwankwaso said he was confident that Abba Yusuf, governor-elect of the state, would have the wisdom to resolve “challenges” in the state.
He said that the opportunity to revisit Sanusi’s dethronement had presented itself and that he would advise the incoming government on what to do as an elder.
“We as elders in the movement will continue to advise them to do things that are proper,” Kwankwaso said.
“We tried not to talk about whether the Emir would be removed or not, but now you see, the opportunity is there.
“Those who God made leaders will now decide on the next step and decision to take. They will review it and determine what is the right thing to be done.
“Apart from the issue of changing the emir, the emirates have now been divided into five. All of that will be reviewed too. When a leader comes into power whether in a country, state or local government area, he inherits things that are good and things that are difficult and challenging.”
Source: PRNigeria.

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