Buhari Behind Sanusi’s Removal, Kwankwaso Alleges

Former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of ordering the removal of the former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. 

Emir Sanusi
Emir Sanusi

The Peoples Democratic Party chieftain made this allegation while describing the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano as a sad incident for the state and Nigeria in general.

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Kwankwaso, who installed Sanusi as the emir in 2014, said the former emir was removed to please Buhari.

“President Buhari is interfering in the affairs of Kano State,” Kwankwaso told BBC Hausa on Wednesday.

The former Kano governor said state officials told him the president ordered the Sanusi’s dethronement.