The 15th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero made his way into the palace late Wednesday, March 11, 2020, hours after receiving his letter of appointment from Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Hundreds of Kano residents stormed the palace to witness the Emir’s traditional entry into the palace through a carved door, a traditional symbol that seals Bayero’s installation as Emir.
Royal guards and traditional dances featured as the Emir entered the traditional Soron Shekara and then to Soron Ingila, which is the Emir’s official residence within the palace where he receives homage from members of the royal family and other traditional rulers.
A graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University, Kano and a trained pilot, Bayero spent most of his life serving the Kano Emirate.
He held many traditional titled including Turaki, Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida, Wambai of Kano.