From Maduabuchi Nmeribeh, Kano
Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, younger brother to the new Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, has been appointed the new Emir of Bichi.
This followed the appointment of Emir Aminu Ado Bayero, who was formerly the Emir of Bichi,, as the new Emir of Kano, replacing his cousin brother, Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who was dethroned and exiled to Nasarawa state.
Recall that the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji, earlier on Monday, said Aminu Ado Bayero’s appointment as the new Emir of Kano followed a resolution emanating from the state Executive Council meeting.
He added that subsequent to recommendations by the four Kano Kingmakers and approval by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Emir Aminu Ado Bayero was duly appointed the new Emir of Kano.
He said the appointment was in line with Section 11 (1) of the Kano Emirate Council Law 2019, following the deposition of former Emir of Kano, Mr. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who has now been exiled to Nasarawa State.
The AUTHORITY reports that the four Kano kingmakers namely Alhaji Mutari Adnan (Sarkin Bai Kano), Alhaji Abdullahi Sarkin Yola, Alhaji Yusuf Nabahani Cigari and Alhaji Bello Abubakar, Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta, were all present during Aminu Ado Bayero’s announcement as the new Emir of Kano.
According to the SSG, “following the resolution emanating from the State Executive Council today and the recommendation by kingmakers of Kano Emirate and the approval of appointment of the new Emir of Kano, following the resolution of the State Executive Council at its sitting of today, the 9th day of March 2020, with regards to the deposition of the former Emir.
“In my capacity as the Secretary to the State Government, I have been directed by his Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano state, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, (OFR), based on the powers conferred on him by the provision of section 11(1) of the Kano state Emirate Council Law 2019, that is equivalent to 1441 AH, to announce the appointment of Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, the former Emir of Bichi Emirate, as the new Emir of Kano Emirate. He is the 15th Emir of the Fulani in the Kano Emirate.
“This followed the recommendation received from the Kano Kingmakers to his Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano state.
“As you can see the four king makers are all here seated with us.”