Kano Kingmakers Drag Gov Ganduje To Court Over New Emirates


The debate encompassing the conventional organization in Kano has accepted another turn as four kingmakers of Kano Emirate have sued Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over the formation of four extra emirates in the state.

The kingmakers are Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Alhaji Bello Abubakar, Sarkin Bai Alhaji Mukhtar Adnan, Madakin Kano Alhaji Yusuf Nabahani and Makaman Kano Alhaji Sarki Ibrahim Makama According to Daily Trust, they are testing the representative’s choice under the watchful eye of a state High Court.

Likewise sued are the speaker of the Kano state House of Assembly, Kabiru Alhassan Rurum; the state government and the four recently named emirs of Gaya, Rano, Bichi and Karaye.

As indicated by a writ of gather, the respondents are relied upon to show up under the watchful eye of the court inside 21 days from the day they are served.

The abused kingmakers said they were testing the making of the four new emirates on the grounds that the law building up them had totally contorted the historical backdrop of Kano. They said their position was a legacy in trust for their individual factions of Jobawa, Sullubawa, Yolawa and Dambazawa.

The choice of the four kingmakers is coming three days after a Kano High Court sitting in Ungogo requested the representative to keep up business as usual and make no further move with respect to the introduction of letters of arrangement and staff of office to the new emirs.

In the interim, a previous delegate national exposure secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has chided Governor Ganduje for the making of the new emirates, depicting it as a ploy to obliterate a customary establishment which has been in presence since 1805.


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