BREAKING NEWS: Dethroned emir Sanusi over-powered, flown out of Kano

Posted by News Express | 9 March 2020 | 3,842 times

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Former Emir Sanusi

Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll, who was dethroned as Emir of Kano earlier today, Monday, March 9, 2020, has been forcibly taken out of Kano and to Nasarawa State, according to a Daily Trust online report quoting an unnamed security source

The source said security personnel have succeeded in taken the emir out of the place around 4:30pm.

“We are right now at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) on our way to Nasarawa State. It took us several hours to remove the emir from the palace,” the source was quoted as saying.

“A visit to the palace indicated that a combined team of heavily armed security personnel from the State Security Service, Police, Civil defence and Army have taken over the palace shortly after the announcement of the removal of the emir,” the report said.

It added that the governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, will announce the new emir before the close of work today.

Source: News Express

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