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BREAKING: Court Bans Police, Military, DSS From Evicting Emir Sanusi From Palace

Court has banned the Police, Military and DSS from evicting Emir Sanusi from the Palace.

 

NaijaOnPoint Nigeria reports that the Kano High Court presided over by Justice Amina Aliyu has restrained the police, the Department of State Services and the Nigerian military from evicting the reinstated Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.

 

The case was filed by the emir alongside the four kingmakers of Kano: Madakin Kano Yusuf Nabahani; Makaman Kano Ibrahim Sarki Abdullahi; Sarkin Bai Mansur Adnan and Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Bello Tuta.

 

Granting the order on Tuesday, Justice Aliyu also restrained the security agencies from arresting or harassing the emir and his kingmakers.

 

 

The judge held “that an order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the respondents either by themselves, their agents, privies, representative, and assigns from further harassing, intimidating, inviting, arresting and or invading the personal or official residence of the applicants (Gidan Rumfa), his servants and or any of the Kano Emirate kingmakers of doing such acts that would be capable of interfering with the Applicants’ rights generally to this suit pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.”

 

The judge also held that “An order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the respondents from attempting to hijack, pick, commandeer, confiscate any of twin spear of authority, the Royal Hat of Dabo, the Ostrich-feathered shoes, the knife and sword of the Emir of Kano as well as symbols of authority pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

“That an order of interim injunction is hereby made restraining the Respondents from taking further steps in connection with the matter or maintaining status quo of staying all action pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

 

“That it is further ordered that the Respondents are restrained from interfering with the functions, and duties of the 1″ Applicant as the Emir of Kano pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice dated 28 May 2024.”

The motion on notice was adjourned till June 13, 2024, for hearing.

 

NaijaOnPoint Nigeria reported that on Monday, Justice Aliyu ordered the eviction of the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero from the Nassarawa mini palace.

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