“Kano Gov-Elect, Abba Kabir, To Revisit Sanusi’s Dethronement” – Kwankwaso Breaks Silence

Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) and leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement, Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso has broken his long silence over the dethronement of former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and the creation of new emirates in the ancient city of Kano.

Kwankwaso who was making a comment on the matter for the first time after a long time said the incoming government of the Governor-elect, Abba Kabir Yusuf will revisit the decision by the outgoing Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje’s administration.

Recall that Sanusi was dethroned on March 9, 2020, and banished from Kano to Loko, a remote community in Nasarawa State, and after several interventions was allowed to relocate to Lagos State.

Ganduje had also split the emirate into five and appointed emirs who were at par.

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Speaking in a viral video, Kwankwaso said the dethronement and Balkanisation of the emirate would be reviewed by the government of Abba Kabir Yusuf, the governor-elect.

According to him, “We have campaigned and as you know we are popular in Nigeria, especially in Kano state, we are now back and God willing we will continue with the good works our administration left. This incoming governor and his team will take them up.

“As elders, we will continue to advise them to do the right thing. We tried not to intervene in the issue of bringing or removing any Emir, but now, an opportunity has come.

“Those who were given this opportunity will sit down and see to the issues. They will look at what they are expected to do. Beside the Emir, even the emirate has been divided into five places. All these need to be studied. Usually a leader inherits good, bad and issues that are hard to reconcile.

“We prayed for God’s intervention to grant the incoming governor wisdom to be able to handle and put things right in the state,” Kwankwaso however prayed.