Reactions have continued to trail as EMIR OF KANO re-appointment of the deposed Chiroman Kano, Sanusi Ado Bayero, and the deposed Sarkin Dawaki Maituta, Aminu Babba Dan Agundi, into the Kano Emirate Council.



Bayero, the elder brother of the current Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, was deposed as the Chiroman Kano in 2015 after his alleged refusal to pay allegiance to the then Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

Dan Agundi, on his part, was deposed in 2003 by late Emir Abdullahi Ado Bayero, the father of the current Emir, over insubordination.


His sack was affirmed earlier this year by the Supreme Court. However, a letter dated July 9, sighted by Daily Trust on Monday, indicated that the current emir had overruled the decisions of his father and his predecessor with the new appointments.

The letter addressed to the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Usman Alhaji, was signed by Dan Rimin Kano, Alhaji Sarki Waziri, who is the deputy secretary of the Kano Emirate Council.

According to the letter, Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero is to be conferred with the traditional title of Wamban Kano and member of Kano Emirate Council, while Dan Agundi is to be conferred with the title of Sarkin Dawaki Babba and member of Kano Emirate Council.

Both appointments were said to be sequel to Kano Emirate Council’s meeting held on 8th July 2020. The Public Relations Officer in the office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Uba Abdullahi, confirmed the authenticity of the letter to , stating that the SSG had since forwarded it to Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for his approval.