Emir of Bichi Aminu Ado Bayero has been named as the new Emir of Kano to replace the dethroned Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II.
The announcement was made by the Secretary to the State Government, Usman Alhaji hours after Sanusi’s removal.
Usman Alhaji had explained that the state government took the decision to remove the traditional ruler in line with the recommendation of the Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission.
The dethroned Emir is also alleged to have consistently refused to abide by instructions given to him by the Commission.
According to the SSG the appointment takes immediate effect.