The new Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Friday turbaned Sa’ad Shehu Gidado as the new Waziri of Kano.
Mr. Gidado replaced Muhammad Nasir, whose appointment by the late Emir, Ado Bayero, on June 6, was rejected by the state government.
Speaking at the ceremony in Kano, the Emir charged the new Waziri to work diligently for the progress of Kano Emirate.
He said the title was based on merit and urged him to discharge his duties with utmost fear of God.
Mr. Sanusi implored him to justify the confidence reposed in him by providing meaningful advice, which would assist in ensuring justice and fairness to all.
The Emir also called on the appointee to cooperate with other council members to enable him discharge his duties effectively.
Responding, the new Waziri thanked the Emir for giving him the opportunity to serve the emirate.
He pledged to work with justice and fairness for the accelerated development of the emirate.
He solicited the support and cooperation of all to enable him discharge his duties.
Mr. Gidado was born in 1966 at Kurawa Quarters, Kano; and attended Jarkasa Primary school from 1972 to 1978.
He proceeded to Government Arabic Secondary School, Gwale, from 1980 to 1986.
He also attended Aminu Kano College of Islamic and Legal studies from 1986 to 1989.
He was appointed the registrar of the Emirate Council in 2001.