Panic In Kano Assembly Over Emir Sanusi’s Dethronement

There was crisis in the Kano State House of Assembly on Monday over alleged attempt to dethrone the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi. The lawmakers were seen in a video engaging in a free-for-all site.

During the fight, security men were seen struggling to rescue the mace.

As of the time of filing this report, security has been beefed up.

It was learnt that the fight broke out during a debate on the report of the Chairman of the Kano State Public Complaints and Ant-Corruption Commission.

The Kano State Executive Council has unanimously approved the dethronement of the Emir of Kamo Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II at a special sitting held today by the council.

The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said the removal was with immediate effect.
He said a new emir would be announced in due course.

He urged Kano people to remain calm and go about their normal businesses.