BREAKING: Governor Yusuf Officially Reappoints Sanusi As Emir of Kano

Governor Yusuf has officially reappointed Sanusi as Emir of Kano.


NaijaOnPoint Nigeria reports that Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf has approved the reappointment of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II as Emir of Kano under the new laws.


This Nigeria news platform understands that the Governor has given former emirs 48 hours to vacate their palaces and hand over Emirate Council properties to the Commissioner of Local Government, who also serves as State Deputy Governor.



Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has signed the Kano Emirates Bill 2024 into law, repealing the 2019 Emirate Councils Law that altered the state’s over 1000-year history.


By signing the bill, the governor declared that the 2019 law has been repealed and is now history.


The signing was attended by the Speaker of the State Assembly, Ismaila Falgore, Deputy Governor Aminu Abdussalam, Secretary to the State Government Abdullahi Baffa Bichi and others.


The State Assembly has fulfilled one of its constitutional roles by signing the bill into law.