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Atiku Warns Against Destabilizing Kano’s Peace Amid Emirship Tussle

Boom RadioNG | May 26, 2024

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has warned against any attempt to destabilize the peace of Kano State amid the ongoing tussle over the Emirship throne. Atiku, the 2023 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), criticized the Federal Government’s deployment of soldiers in Kano, stating that it is an upset to the peace and security of the state and a breach of the 1999 Constitution.

15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero

Atiku argued that the Kano State House of Assembly (KSHA) passed the amended Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Bill 2024 in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, and Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf subsequently signed it into law. The law repealed the 2019 version, which had balkanized the ancient Kano Emirate into five.

16th Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II,

Atiku expressed surprise at the early morning arrival of the former Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, backed by federal might, into the Nasarawa Palace of the Kano Emirate, while the reappointed Emir, Muhammadu Sanusi II, was at the Gidan Dabo, the main residence of the Emir of Kano.

HE. Alhaji Abubakar Atiku, former Vice President and former PDP Presidential Candidate

The former Vice President reminded the Tinubu administration that Kano State is known for peace and harmony spanning thousands of years and warned that any attempt to destabilize the peace of the Land of Commerce shall be resisted. He recalled that when Muhammadu Sanusi II was dethroned on March 9, 2020, Kano forged on in peace without any fracas.
The article highlights Atiku’s concerns over the Federal Government’s involvement in the Kano Emirship tussle and his call for maintaining the state’s long-standing peace and harmony.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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