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Emir of Kano accepts Ganduje’s appointment, rejects purported letter in circulation

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On Thursday, the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, accepted the appointment as Chairman of the Council of the Emir in the state Kano, but rejected a letter in circulation in which he asked the governor to make specific clarifications on the appointment.

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Latest nigeria newspaper reports that In a letter dated 19th December 20, 2019, and signed on behalf of Kano emirate council secretary, Alhaji Abba Yusuf, the acceptance of the position by the emir was categorically stated thus: “Kindly inform His Excellency that His Highness, Sarkin Kano, had not rejected his appointment as Chairman, Kano State Council of Chiefs. His Highness accepts the appointment.

The letter continues: “In doing so, Your Highness requests more directives from His Excellency, the Governor. For clarity, these directives may include the appointment of other members of the Council, the appointment of staff of the Council, the provision of accommodation for the Secretariat and other logistics, for the Council to be operational “.

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Latest nigeria newspaper reports that The letter was addressed to the secretary of the state government, who was asked to “gently convey to His Excellency, the Governor, the renewed guarantees of the highest esteem and respect of His Highness, Sarkin Kano.

However, Chief of Staff to the Emir Munir Sanusi Bayero told our Reporter that the letter in circulation requesting the governor to make specific clarifications on the emirs appointment was not from them.

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“Yes, we have accepted the appointment seriously and we have our unreserved loyalty to the Governor and his government, but the supposed letter in circulation does not come from us,” Munir added.

Latest nigeria newspaper reports that The letter of December 9 of the appointment of Emir Sanusi was signed by the permanent secretary, special duties, Musa Yahaya Bichi, on behalf of the secretary of the state government.