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Kano Emirate: Ganduje signs major bill reducing Sanusi’s power into law

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday assented to the Kano Emirs’ Appointment and Deposition Amendment Bill 2019, after its passage by the State Assembly.

The new Emirates include Rano, Gaya, Karaye and Bichi.

“This is what the people of Kano State want, Ganduje said after signing the bill into law.

“This will encourage active and deeper participation of people of Kano State especially in the rural communities in the affairs of the state.

“It will also encourage active participation of traditional rulers in the areas of agriculture, education, health and security.”

Ganduje added that all other processes for the take off of the new emirates would be completed while letters of appointment and dates of Coronation of the new first class emirs would be fixed.

The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed a bill establishing four additional emirates and four first class emirs in the state.‎

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