Certified Copy Of Court’s Judgement Confirms Emir Sanusi’s Sack

The Certified True Copy (CTC) of the judgement of the Federal High Court sitting in Kano, has confirmed the removal of the re-instated Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II.

Since the judgement was de­livered by Justice Muhammadu Liman, on Thursday, the two parties involved in the emirship tussle have been claiming court victory based on their own inter­pretation.

However, in the CTC obtained by our correspondent, Justice Li­man held, “That every step taken by the Defendants in pursuance to the KANO STATE EMIRATE | COUNCIL (Repeal) LAW, 2024 are hereby annulled and set aside.

“That however, this order does not affect the validity of the KANO STATE EMIRATE COUN­CIL (Repeal) LAW, 2024, which is the subject matter of the substan­tive sult.

“That the earlier order direct­ing parties to maintain status quo ante still stands.”

The CTC showed that the re­instatement of Emir Sanusi was nullified by the court.

For about a month now, there has been crisis over the amend­ment of the Emirates law in Kano by the State House of As­sembly, which as a result affect­ed the installation of Emir Ado Bayero as Emir of Kano, by the administration of former gover­nor Abdullah Ganduje, after the deposition of Sanusi as Emir of Kano.

In the ruling of the court, it held that the earlier order direct­ing parties to maintain the status quo still stands.

In suit number suit No. FHC/ KN/CS/ 1382/2024, the plaintiff, Alhaji Aminu Babba Dangun­di had dragged the Kano state government, Kano State House of Assembly, the Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Attor­ney-General of Kano State, Com­missioner of Police, Kano State, Inspector General of Police, Ni­geria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Department of State Security.

The plaintiff prayed for an order declaring null and void the conduct of the 2nd and 3rd Defendants in passing into law, the Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Law, 2024 in violation of the order of the Court.

He also prayed the court for an order declaring null and void the appointment of Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusl as the 16th Emir of Kano State Emirate by the 1st and 4th Defendants pursuant to the provisions of the 23rd Kano State Emirate Council (Repeal) Law, 2024 in contravention of the order of this court made on the 23rd day of May, 2024.

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