Governor vs Emir: Ganduje issues Sanusi two-day ultimatum

Posted by News Express | 20 December 2019 | 2,351 times

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•Embattled Emir Sanusi

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has given Emir of Kano, Muhammdu Sanusi II a two-day ultimatum to accept or reject his appointment as Chairman Kano Council of Chiefs.

The directive was contained in a letter dated December 19, and signed by Musa Bichi, Permanent Secretary for Special Duties, on behalf of the Secretary to Kano State Government.

Ganduje in the letter said it is important for the Emir to “accept the appointment or otherwise.”

“By this letter, His Excellency the Executive Governor is requesting His Highness, the Emir of Kano (Sarkin Kano) to indicate his ACCEPTANCE of OTHERWISE of his appointment as the CHAIRMAN of Kano State Council of Chiefs as conveyed vide letter no SSG/REPA/S/A/86/T and dated 9th of December. 2019.

“The acceptance of otherwise should reach His Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano State within two days of the receipt of this letter.

“As you await further directive of His Excellency, the Executive Governor on the matter, it is important to accept the appointment or otherwise.

“Accept the assurance of the Highest esteem and regards of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kano State,” the letter in part.

Ganduje had earlier on December 9 appointed Sanusi as the head of the council of chiefs, following his assent to a law that created the other four additional emirates.

He had also asked Sanusi to immediately summon the inaugural meeting of the council in accordance with the provisions of the law.

However, Sanusi is yet to accept or reject the appointment more than a week after.

•Text (excluding headline) courtesy of Channels TV.

Source: News Express

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