The new emir of Kano, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was today issued an appointment letter and presented the staff of office by the Kano state Government.
The presentation, which held at the Government House, Kano was attended by top government dignitaries and several VIPs.
Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, who spoke at the presentation said that the new emir’s wealth of experience and his connection with the ruling House gave him an edge over others.
Kwankwaso also dismissed insinuations that the new emir’s appointment was political influenced,saying, “the new emir was appointed on merit”, maintaining that Sanusi’s name was never smuggled into the list as insinuated in some quarters.
“I must clarify that the six contenders to the throne are good friends and it remains a statement of fact that only one would emerge”.