Introducing Emir Sanusi.
Ex-Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, who is now the Emir of Kano was officially presented today Monday 9th June 2014, with a letter confirming his appointment.
Governor of Kano state Rabi’u Kwankwaso presented it to Lamido Sanusi at the Government State house.
Kwankwaso said Sanusi was chosen based on his sterling qualities and in view of his lineage as member of the royal family.
“Your appointment into the exalted position of Emir of Kano was guided by our collective and careful judgment of your ability, credibility and capability to provide the required purposeful leadership to enhance the Emirate Council at this crucial period of our history as a state and as a nation.
The appointment of the Emir is not a political issue. However, we are aware that enemies of the state and of this government have politicised the appointment matter and disseminated misleading information in across section of the media” he said.
Present at the ceremony were all Kano king maker including Madakin Kano, Alhaji Yusuf Nabahani Cigari Ibrahim, Makaman Kano, Alhaji Abdullahi Sarki Ibrahim, Sarkin Dawaki Maituta, Alhaji Bello Abubakar, the Sarkin Bai, Alhaji Mukhtari Adnan and the Senior Councilor of the Emirate Council, Wamban Kano Alhaji Abbas Sanusi.
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