Gov. Ganduje presents staff of office to new Kano Emir

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Gov. Ganduje presents staff of office to new Kano Emir

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Saturday presented o staff of office to the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero.

Bayero, a Fulani from the Sullubawa clan, ascended the throne on the 9th of March 2020, following the deposition of his nephew, the former Emir, Muhammad Sanusi II by Ganduje.

Speaking shortly after presenting the staff of office, Ganduje urged the Emir to exude character by promoting peace and unity among his subjects.

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The governor also advised the Emir to distance himself from anything that could tarnish the image of the traditional institution.

Governor Ganduje advised the Emir to distance himself from anything that could tarnish the image of the traditional institution.

He described Aminu Ado Bayero as a man of the masses, and urged the traditional ruler to ensure the development of his domain like his late father.

Earlier in his remark, the new Emir called on the people of Kano to continue to respect constituted authorities and other leaders in the society.

He also urged them to continue to pray for peace and unity in the country while calling on the rich to support the poor in the society.

The monarch further promised to be fair and just to all manner of people irrespective of their status in the society.

He also advised those in position of authority to fear God in all their dealings as each and everyone shall give account of his stewardship in the hereafter.

Among the dignitaries that attended the occasion include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Senate Present, Ahmad Lawan; and Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.

Others were Governors of Lagos, Sokoto, Bauchi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kebbi, Borno, Jigawa, Kogi and Gombe.

Also present at the coronation ceremony were traditional rulers from across the country including the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III; Oni of Ife, Oba of Benin as well as Emirs from across the country.

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