The creation of further emirates in Kano State on Wednesday might not be the final turbulence coming the way in which of the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, as an ongoing probe by the state authorities’s anti-corruption company might result in prices being filed in opposition to the monarch, Every day Belief on Sunday has gathered.
Sanusi’s standing as the one top quality emir within the state was whittled when the state authorities balkanized the emirate, carving out 4 new emirates and appointing top quality emirs to rule them.
The train which lasted solely two days, fuelled speculations that the federal government was going after the emir over his rumoured assist for the opposition throughout the just lately concluded governorship election.
The contemporary investigation by the Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Fee in addition to the bid to nominate new top quality emirs by the state meeting kick-started virtually concurrently final week.
A supply within the fee, who craved for anonymity, yesterday knowledgeable our correspondent that the continued probe on by the fee was focusing on the emir, noting that “It’ll attain to some extent the place the fee will switch the case to court docket for the emir to defend himself. After our findings, whoever is discovered wanting in misappropriating the general public funds will probably be dragged earlier than the court docket.”
A authorities supply yesterday disclosed that Emir Sanusi, after sensing bother on the flip of occasions between the state authorities and the palace currently, despatched enterprise tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to beg the governor to have a change of thoughts.
“I can confidently inform you that when the probe was renewed and the transfer for creation of 4 new emirates within the state began, the emir despatched the famend enterprise mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, to Ganduje to plead with him to cease the 2 strikes.
“Nevertheless, Ganduje in his response instructed Dangote to return and inform the emir that he ought to select from three alternate options: To resign on his personal or be faraway from workplace or the federal government will create further emirates within the state.
“Ganduje assured Dangote that one of many three choices have to be applied by authorities because the emir is not going to cease taking part in partisan politics in opposition to him. If not for the short intervention by Dangote, Ganduje would have dethroned the emir,” the supply revealed.
Nevertheless, the supply added that regardless that the governor has spared the emir being faraway from workplace, there may be chance that after the turbaning ceremony of the 4 new emirs, Ganduje will switch the emir to a different emirate and exchange him with one of many newly appointed emirs.