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BREAKING: Aminu Ado Bayero replaces Sanusi as Kano Emir after his sack

KANO, Nigeria – Following the dethronement of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II by the Government of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Monday, the State has announced one of the sons of late Emir, Ado Bayero, Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Emir of the State.

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Until his selection and subsequent appointment by the Four Kano Kingmakers, Aminu Ado Bayero was the Emir of Bichi one of the four New Emirs created by the Ganduje administration.

The Four Kingmakers, the Makaman Kano Abdullahi Sarki Bayero, Sarkin Bai Mukthar Adnan, Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Alhaji Bello Tuta, and Madakin Kano Yusuf Nabahani Cigari were present when the Secretary to the Government, Usman Alhaji announced the appointment of Aminu Ado Bayero after brainstorming for hours.

Aminu Ado Bayero was appointed the Waban Kano by the dethroned Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II after becoming the 14th Emir of Kano some five years ago.

He was elevated from the rank of Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida by Emir Sanusi II after been Turbaned by the former government of Dr Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso late 2014.

Usman Alhaji, Secretary to the Government said the appointment was done sequel to the powers conferred on the Governor on section 11 subsection 1 of the Emirate Council Laws.

He said the appointment was done following recommendations made by the four kingmakers and approved by the State Executive Council.

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