Sanusi accepts dethronement

One of Nigeria’s most influential and pioneer Muslim traditional leader, the Emir of Kano, says he accepts his dethronement as the “will of God”. Muhammadu Sanusi II was dethroned on Monday for “insubordination” by the Kano state government, in Kano where his throne seats.

He was escorted out of the palace by security officers, and replaced by his predecessor’s son, Aminu Ado Bayero, this news came as a bit of shock to Nigerians as this incident has not happened in the time past.

The outgoing Emir has taken the decision with good fate, notable Nigerians such as Dino Melaye has commended him for his maturity over the unpleasant situation. He has relocated to Nassarawa state.