BREAKING: Dethroned Kano Emir Opens Up on Fate Amid Tension in Ancient Nigerian City, Details Emerge

  • One of the recently deposed Emirs in Kano, the Emir of Gaya, has said he has accepted his removal from office as an act of God
  • The Gaya Emir is among the five monarchs who were affected by the abolishment of five Kano emirates
  • In an interview, the dethroned traditional ruler who has since vacated his palace, said he holds no bitterness against anybody

TheTalk.NG journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering public journalism.

Kano, Kano state – Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir (Kirmau Mai Gabas), the sacked Emir of Gaya in Kano state, on Sunday, May 26, said he has accepted his removal as an act of God.

According to Daily Trust, the dethroned Emir vacated the palace at midnight on Thursday, May 23.

Kano: Former Gaya Emir won't fight for positionFormer Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Abdulkadir, has accepted his removal.
Photo credit: @ImamShamsSource: Twitter

Reacting to the action of the authorities in Kano state in an interview with BBC Hausa, the dethroned monarch said he bore no grudge against anybody.

He added that he had no plan to challenge his dethronement in court.

He said:

“Nobody will feel happy about this development, but it is Allah that made you [on the throne], and everything has time.

“Allah has predestined that this would happen long before we were born, therefore we do not hold grudge against anybody. It is the will of Allah and we have accepted it wholeheartedly.

“This is how God wanted it, and it must be done that way. We have no intention of going to court. We have accepted it in good fate. We thank Allah.”

He also prayed for sustainable peace in Gaya and Kano State.

Protest hits Gaya, Kano state

Meanwhile, protesters on Sunday, May 26, demonstrated on the streets of Gaya, one of the five emirates affected by the repealed Kano emirates council law.

On Sunday morning, May 26, some supporters of the town reportedly protested the state lawmakers and Governor Abba Yusuf’s decision.

Wielding placards and chanting anti-government songs, the disgruntled residents alleged that there was injustice, adding that the dissolution of the emirate had a political undertone.

Source: TheTalk.NG

Minimum Wage: Why Governors Are Right and What Should Be Done
The minimum wage controversy between the governors and organised labour concerning the N60,000 proposed by the federal government Okanlawon Gaffar, What governors are saying is rightSource: Twitter The governors say N60,000 as minimum wage is not sustainable despite the fact that the Nigeria Labour Congress humorously initially fixed the amount to over N600,000. N600,000 is ... Read more Continue reading here ▶

Sanusi vs Bayero: Analyst Speaks on Court Judgment, Says “We Can’t Say This is Fair or Not”
The Kano emirship tussle being dragged and settled at the court has been condemned for ridiculing Nigeria’s traditional system Okanlawon Gaffar, a public commentator, said the emirship title is a representation of a system born out of culture and tradition Gaffar lamented that the development in Kano would give room to governors to remove traditional ... Read more Continue reading here ▶

Aviation Expert Faults NASS Move to Approve Purchase of New Presidential Fleets: “It’s Wasteful”
Group Captain John Ojikutu (rtd) has criticized the National Assembly’s decision to approve the purchase of new presidential aircraft The House Committee on National Security and Intelligence recommended acquiring new aircraft for the president and vice president However, Ojikutu, an aviation expert, said the fleet size should be reduced to three aircraft, suggesting the current ... Read more Continue reading here ▶

Arewa Forum Sends Message to Tinubu, NASS Over New Presidential Fleet: “Stop Taking Us for Granted”
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has criticized President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the National Assembly for acquiring a new presidential fleet Prof. Tukur Mohammed Baba, ACF’s spokesperson, reminded Nigerians of past promises, notably former President Buhari’s pledge to eliminate the presidential fleet The ACF urged Nigerians to demand more from their leaders, emphasizing the need ... Read more Continue reading here ▶

Lagos Govt Speaks on Real Reason For Cholera Outbreak, Details Surface
The Lagos State Government has provided clarity regarding the source of the cholera outbreak currently affecting the state Initial reports had indicated that the outbreak was linked to the consumption of an unregistered tiger nut drink allegedly sold in Eti-Osa Local Government Area. Responding to the report, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, the Director of Public Affairs at ... Read more Continue reading here ▶

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Adblock Detected, Please disable your adblock to continue browsing this website