Dethroned Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi, has arrived at his new home in Loko, a town in Nasarawa State, where he was banished to by the Kano State government.
News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that Sanusi arrived his new living arrangement at around 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
Affirming the development, the traditional ruler of Loko, Alhaji Abubakar Ahmed Sabo said Sanusi arrived his palace “around 3 a.m. on March 10″.
The first-class traditional ruler, notwithstanding, said that the press would not be permitted to meet the dethroned emir.
“Truly, Emir Sanusi is in my palace. He showed up toward this morning around 3 a.m., but no one will be allowed to speak with him,” he said.
Review that the Governor Abdullahi Ganduje-led State government had yesterday dethroned Sanusi as Emir of Kano.
The government had clarified that Sanusi’s removal as Emir was due to his “outright disregard for the state government and Kano Emirate’s traditional norms”.
Not long after he was dethroned, the Ex-Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, the state government had declared one of the sons of late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, Aminu Ado Bayero as the 15th Fulani Emir of the state.
Against the background of his dethronement, the Ex-Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, was banished from the State.