Court nullifies creation of 4 new emirates in Kano

Mohammed Sanusi, the Emir of Kano

Justice Usman Na’abba of the Federal High Court Kano has nullified the creation of four new Emirate Councils by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

According to the judge, the creation of the Emirates and appointment of the emirs is illegal.

The Government of Kano State appears however set to appeal the judgement.

Naija Buzz News had few months ago reported everything you need to know regarding the decentralisation of the 800 year old Kano Emirate.

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