Emir Sanusi sacks Palace Chief for welcoming Ganduje

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Emir Sanusi of Kano has ordered the sack of Maja Siddin Sarkin Kano, Alhaji Auwalu for participating in the grand reception in honor of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje last Wednesday.

Maja Sidden Sarkin Kano who is in-charge of decorating the Emir’s Horse, was also asked to vacate his residence for over 30 years.

The development has however caused serious disaffection within the Kano Emirate Council.

Maja Sidden’s sack came after the raised the portrait of the late Emir of Kano, His Highness, Sarkin Ado Abdullahi Bayero in celebration with Ganduje as the Governor’s long convoy passed through the Emir’s Palace from Kano airport towards the Government House.

One of the sources from the palace stated that there is an ongoing rift between the Emir and Governor Ganduje as members of the Emirate Council have been warned not to attend any government function.

The source also stated that the Emir was angered over the action of Maja Siddin, which he considered as an act of disloyalty.


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