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Kano Deputy Gov Apologizes to NSA Ribadu Over Emirship Tussle Allegations

Boom RadioNG | May 27, 2024

In a surprising turn of events, Kano State Deputy Governor Aminu Gwarzo has retracted his statement accusing the National Security Adviser (NSA), Nuhu Ribadu, of interfering in the Kano emirate tussle. At a press conference on Sunday evening, Gwarzo apologized to the NSA, acknowledging that he was misguided in making the initial allegations.

The deputy governor stated that the NSA’s office had refuted the allegations and distanced itself from the claims made by Gwarzo. He admitted that they were misled into believing that the NSA was behind the recent developments in the emirship tussle.Gwarzo assured the NSA of the state government’s continued support and cooperation in discharging his duties. He emphasized that they are human and can make mistakes, but they are willing to acknowledge and rectify them.

Kano State Deputy Governor Aminu Gwarzo

The NSA’s office had earlier denied claims that Ribadu facilitated the return of the dethroned Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, to the ancient city on Saturday. The deputy governor had accused Ribadu of using security to intimidate the people of the state and interfering in the coronation process.However, the NSA threatened to sue the deputy governor for defamation, stating that he did not provide the aircraft that returned Ado Bayero to the state. The deputy governor’s apology comes as a surprise and a significant development in the ongoing emirship tussle in Kano.

Written by Boom RadioNG


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