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Northern elders react to Sanusi’s reinstatement, caution Kano Gov. Yusuf

In a statement signed by NEF's Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the group said:"it is important for all parties involved to approach the matter with the utmost care and professionalism, keeping in mind the potential consequences of their actions.

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As the return of Kano Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II continues to raise dust in the polity, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has sent a strong message to Kano State Governor Abba Yusuf.

Expressing concern over the recent developments in the state, the group urged Yusuf to prioritize the interests of the people above his own.

Persecondnews recalls that the Kano State House of Assembly, after passing the Kano Emirates Council Law (repeal bill) 2024, dethroned five emirs and abolished the five emirates created by immediate past governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Thursday.

The group warned the governor and his predecessor, Ganduje, to tread carefully over the current happenings in the state.

The group also advised the duo to exercise caution in handling sensitive issues to prevent further escalation of tensions.

The elders said the recent events in Kano State are a clear example of the struggles faced by traditional rulers in the country.

In a statement signed by NEF’s Director of Publicity and Advocacy, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the group said: “it is important for all parties involved to approach the matter with the utmost care and professionalism, keeping in mind the potential consequences of their actions.

“Rash decisions and inflammatory statements can only serve to worsen the situation and jeopardize the peace and stability of the state.

“Violence and unrest will only serve to further divide us and hinder any chance of finding a peaceful resolution to the current situation.”

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