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Northern Traditional Ruling Council Expresses Concern Over Emirship Tussle In Kano

Posted by Samuel on Sun 26th May, 2024 - tori.ng

Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, on Thursday, reinstated the deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, just as he sacked the existing five emirate councils.

 Kano Emir

On Sunday, the Northern Traditional Ruling Council, chaired by his Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, voiced apprehension regarding the dispute over the emirship in Kano State.

Recall that the Governor of Kano State, Abba Yusuf, on Thursday, reinstated the deposed Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, just as he sacked the existing five emirate councils.

However, in a statement on Sunday by His Royal Highness, Justice Lawal Hassan Gummi, Emir of Gummi and Chairman, Coordinating Committee Northern Traditional Rulers Council, called for restraint on the part of the disputants in the interest of peace and stability

“The Northern Traditional Ruling Council under the chairmanship of his Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, noted with concern the situation in Kano as it affects our revered institution.

“The council with all sense of responsibility calls for restraint on the part of the disputants in the interest of peace and stability, more so, as the matter has reportedly gone to court and is therefore, subjudice.

“The council prays Almighty Allah for peace to reign in Kano in particular and Nigeria in general,” the statement read.



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