UPDATED : Court Sacks Four New Emirs In Kano

A Kano High Court on Thursday nullified the four newly created emirates in the state by governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Justice Usman Naába in his judgment on  Thursday said the creation of the emirates and appointment of emirs were illegal.

The four new Emirates affected are Rano, Gaya, Karaya and Bichi.

Solacebase recalled that Gov. Ganduje assented to the bill creating the new emirates on Wednesday, May 8 the same day it was passed by unanimous decision of members of the State Assembly.

Why New Kano Emirates Law Cannot Stand

Justice Na’aba said the law creating the emirates is not in compliance with the constitution.

The suit was instituted by the former house of assembly member, representing Gwarzo constituency Muhammad Nasir against Kano State Government, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, Commissioner for Justice, Kano State House of Assembly and Speaker.

Speaking to Solacebase after the judgement, Counsel to the Plaintiff, Barr. Maliki Kuliya expressed happiness over the judgment noting that they were not expecting anything short of this as the law is very clear.

Also, the defendant Counsel  Barr. Ibrahim Muktar said they need to ruminate over the judgement.


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