A Kano High Court has issued a restraining order on the state governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and seven others from the creation of new Emirates and appointment of Emirs to those Emirates apart from Kano Emirate Council.
The court presiding judge, Justice Ahmadu Tijjani Badamosi also directed service of this order on the respondents through publication in Daily Trust.
According to the order for Interim Injunction sighted by Solacebase,the order was granted on 23rd May, 2019 in the case instituted by Yusuf Nabahani (Madakin Kano),Abdullahi Sarki Ibrahim (Makama Kano),Bello Abubakar (Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta) and Mukhtari Adnan (Sarkin Ban Kano)
The defendants in the suit are Speaker Kano State House of Assembly, Kano State House of Assembly,Governor of Kano State, Attorney General , Kano State,Tafida Abubakar Ila,Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya, Ibrahim Abubakar II and Aminu Ado Bayero.
Justice A.T. Badamosi then adjourned the matter till June 3rd for hearing of the motion on notice
Solacebase recalled that the plaintiffs in the case are Kano King Makers requesting the court to stop balkanization of the Kano Emirate council which the state government recently assented to a law creating four other Emirates in the state