Hours after the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano, a successor has been named by the state government.
He is Aminu Ado Bayero, the son of Sanusi’s predecessor.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Umar Ganduje, Abba Anwar, reads: “Aminu Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi and the son of the late Emir Ado Bayero, emerges as the new Kano Emir. after the dethronement of Muhammadu Sanusi II.
“This was officially announced in the presence of the Kano Emirate kingmakers and other stakeholders at Ante Chamber, Government House, Kano.