New Kano Emirates: I Am Not Aware Of Any Court Order- Ganduje


Kano state government on Saturday says it is not aware of any Court order restraining it from issuing letters of appointment to Emirs of newly created Emirates in Kano.

Solacebase recalled that a Kano High Court sitting at Ungogo on Friday granted an order restraining  governor  Abdullahi Ganduje from taking any action to legitimize the new emirates of Rano, Bichi, Gaya and Karaye.

The paper reported that announcement were on local radio stations that  the appointment letters to the new emirs will be issued on  Saturday at Kofar Mata Indoor Sports Hall.

The presiding Judge,  Justice Nasiru Saminu, in a suit filed by one Rabiu Sule Gwarzo, gave an interim injunction directing all parties in the suit to maintain status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

Speaking to Solacebase on Saturday the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba said the government is not aware of any court order as the governor was not serve neither was the Attorney General of the state served.

‘’Honestly as I speak to you , we have not been served any court order, although I saw a court order on the social media late in the night yesterday. So how do you expect government to act on a story on the social media?’’

Muhammad Garba noted that according to what he read on the court order seen on the social media, events have overtaken issues in the court order saying that, those appointed Emirs in the newly created Emirates have been issued their letters of appointment by Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Usman Alhaji yesterday.

“Letters of appointment have been issued the Emirs appointed since yesterday and they have returned the acknowledged copies, the event for today is just ceremonial and symbolic presentation of notification of Appointment Letters, said Garba.’’


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