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Suspense As Sacked Emir, Ado Bayero Arrives Kano, Occupies Palace



Ado Bayero Arrives Kano

Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, sacked Emir of Kano returned to Kano in the early hours of Saturday and occupied the Nasarawa, Kano palace, which is the second palace of the emir. reports that the deposed monarch was visiting Ogun State when he was sacked by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, on Thursday.

Recall that the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) controlled House of Assembly had repealed the law which ex-Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje assented to on December 5, 2019.

After assenting to the law, Ganduje split the emirates into five and appointed Emirs in charge of each.

But while signing the repealed Kano Emirates Council Law, Yusuf gave all the Emirs affected by the law 48 hours to vacate their palaces and hand over to the Commissioner of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affair.

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He had subsequently announced the reinstatement of Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi, whom Ganduje deposed in 2020.

The governor issued a reappointment letter to Sanusi on Friday and he led Jumat prayers at Government House, Kano.

According to Daily Trust, in the early hours of Saturday, Ado Bayero returned to Kano to a crowd of supporters.

The aircraft which conveyed the monarch touched down at the Aminu Kano International airport at 4:30am.

He was immediately thronged by his supporters, who were chanting a verse from Surah Al-Fatihah in the Holy Quoran.

“You (alone) we worship, and you (alone) we ask for help (for each and everything).”

While some others were saying, “God the Almighty will kill your enemies.”

The former Emir, who was fully dressed in royal regalia, did not respond to the crowd as he took his steps consciously.

He later observed Subhi (dawn prayer) at the airport before going to the palace.

Meanwhile, gathered that Emir Sanusi is presently occupying the main palace in the heart of Kano.

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