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Court Nullifies Creation Of New Kano Emirates




A High Court has nullified the four newly created emirates in Kano State.

Delivering judgment on the matter, Justice Usman Na’abba, the presiding judge said that the creation of the emirates disregarded due process.

Further, he said that the appointment and creation of the four additional emirates in Kano state was on Thursday, November 21, nullified.

Recall that the creation of the additional emirates had been trailed by controversy as many condemned it.

Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Sunday, July 7, said that the new additional four emirates in the state had come to stay. The governor stated this when he paid a condolence visit to the Emir of Rano, Alhaji (Dr) Tafida Abubakar (Autan Bawo), over the death of his son, Aliyu Tafida, died aged 20 years.

Ganduje was quoted to have said: “My administration is determined to make people understand the viability and necessity for such new Emirates. One of it is our intention to move the health care delivery system to a more progressive level.”

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