Second Term: Emir of Kano absent at Ganduje’s inauguration

Emir Of Kano Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II was reportedly absent at the inauguration of the state governor Dr.Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the second term in office.

The inauguration which took place at the Sani Abacha Stadium observed that two out of the five emirates are already taking their seats, they include emir of Bichi and Rano while that of Kano, Gaya and Karaye are empty.

An unconfirmed report has it that the absence of the Emir of Kano is based on security reasons, while that of Gaya and Karaye were said to be on their way to the venue of the event.

However, reports observed that dignitaries present at the occasion include: Diplomatic corp, technocrats, businessmen, top security brass and other stakeholders.

The Sani Abacha Stadium venue of the event is jampacked with supporters and APC stalwarts, while security was watertight. While compiling this report the Governor and his deputy were already at the stadium as the occasion commences without the presence of the Emir of Kano.

It could be recall that, there was a rift between the state governor and the emir, which culminated into creating four other emirates within the state.

The Chief Justice of the state justice Sagir Umar sworn in Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and his Deputy Dr Nasir Yusuf Gawuna, to serve for the second term in office.


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