“Resign or you face the consequences”- Kano Gov blows hot, threatens to sack Emir Sanusi

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state reportedly offered Emir Sanusi three options – The governor had on Wednesday, May 8, approved the creation of 4 new emirates in the state – Sanusi was said to have been told by Ganduje to resign from his position or be sacked by his government There are indications that an ongoing probe by the Kano state

Government’s anti-corruption agency could lead to charges being filed against the Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II. Daily Trust reports that Sanusi’s status as the only first class emir in the state was whittled when the state government broke the emirate, carving out four new emirates and appointing first class emirs to rule them.

It gathered that the exercise which lasted only two days, fulled speculations that the government was going after the emir over his rumored support for the opposition during the recently concluded governorship election. The fresh investigation by the Kano state public complaints and anti-corruption commission as well as the bid to appoint new first class emirs by the state assembly kick-started almost simultaneously last week(Leti.ng)

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