Breaking: Emir Sanusi dethroned as emir of Kano
Kano State Government has dethroned Emir Muhammad Sanusi II, the emir of Kano.
In a stunning statement Monday, the state government said a new Emir will be announced shortly.
The extraordinary incident comes days after a state high court barred the state government from investigating the emir over allegations of corruption and abuse of office.
Sanusi, who ascended the throne in 2014, has been locked in a bitter power tussle with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
To hit back at the emir who opposed his re-election bid, the governor split the ancient emirate into five.
Not content with this, the revered emir has now been dethroned.
More to follow…