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Aminu Ado Bayero Dethroned as Emir of Kano as Abba Kabir Signs New Law


….Aminu Ado Bayero Dethroned as Emir of Kano, Sanusi takes over. 

The atmosphere in Kano State was charged with anticipation and intrigue as Governor Abba Kabir took a decisive step by signing a law that dissolved the emirates, thereby dethroning Aminu Ado Bayero from his revered position as the Emir of Kano.

This bold move, swiftly executed after the Kano State House of Assembly’s approval, marks a significant shift in the state’s traditional leadership landscape.


The governor’s firm signature on the document, captured in a video shared on social media, solidified the dissolution of the five emirates established during the tenure of former Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. This move represents a departure from the previous administration’s approach to governance and heralds a new era under Governor Abba Kabir’s leadership.

Aminu Ado Bayero Dethroned as Emir of Kano

With the dismissal of Aminu Ado Bayero and four other emirs, the stage is set for a fresh chapter in Kano’s history.

Amidst the dissolution, preparations are already underway for the appointment of a new emir, as key figures responsible for this process convened at the state government house. Among them were esteemed dignitaries such as the Madakin Kano and the Makaman Kano, signaling the gravity of the impending decision.


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In a surprising twist, Muhammadu Sanusi II emerged as the new Emir of Kano, reclaiming the title four years after his removal from office.

This reinstatement follows the state assembly’s decision to consolidate the emirates and remove all incumbent officeholders, paving the way for a reconfiguration of traditional leadership structures.

Governor Abba Kabir’s proclamation of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano underscores the governor’s commitment to ushering in a new era of governance characterized by transparency and accountability.

As the dust settles on this momentous decision, all eyes are on Kano as it navigates the intricacies of its traditional heritage amidst a rapidly evolving political landscape.


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