Photos: Ex-CBN Governor Sanusi named new Emir of Kano

The Kano State Government has confirmed former Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new Emir of Kano on Sunday afternoon (08/06/2014).

Secretary to the state government, Dr, Rabiu Sulieman Birchi made the announcement at the  Kano government house

Dr. Birchi said as it is customary, the emirate council has sat down, discussed and forwarded three names to the state government to choose the next person to succeed the late emir of Kano Ado Bayero.

He said out of the three names sent, the state government choose Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who was  the Danmaje Kano.

The announcement was made in the presence of the king makers.

Lamido Sanusi is a grandson to the dethroned Emir of Kano Sir Mohammed Sanusi.

 The new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CON was on Monday (09/06/2014) officially presented with a letter, confirming his appointment, by the governor of Kano state, Gov. Rabi’u Kwankwaso at the Government House in Kano.











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