Lamido Sanusi Named As New Emir Of Kano

The ousted central bank governor and prominent government critic, Lamido Sanusi, has been named as the new emir of Kano contrary to earlier reports that the late Emir’s eldest son Sanusi Ado Bayero, had been named the new Emir.

The announcement was made this evening Sunday June 8th by the Secetary to the Kano state Government, Rabiu Zakariya

The new emir becomes one of the most influential spiritual leaders in the country’s largely Muslim north.

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