Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi

By Solomon Attah, Lafia

The deposed and banished Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II is currently in exiled in Loko Town, Nasarawa Local Government of Nasarawa State.

Loko is one of the riverine communities in Nasarawa state that shared boundaries with Venue and Kogi states.

A source said that the deposed Emir of Kano has been scheduled to be exiled from Kano to Opanda Town in Toto Local Government which is inhabited by Egbura ethnic group.

According to him, Emir of Lafia, Sidi Bage personally met Governor Abdullahi Sule while Aliko Dangote, General Aliyu Gusau amongst others request for a change of location.

It was learnt that Governor Sule agreed for the deposed Emir to be exiled in Loko Town in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the State.

Loko Town is inhabited by Fulani like the deposed Emir and that he will get adequate care, as the Secretary to the State Government, Aliyu Ahmad Tijjani and Emir of Nasarawa, Ibrahim Usman Jibrin would see to his well being and good upkeep.

The source said that the Governor is being briefed on the vehicular movement of the deposed Emir by road from Kano to an undisclosed location in Nasarawa State, pending when he would be transfered to Loko Town.

When contacted, Chairman of Nasarawa Local Goverent Area, Muhammad Otto said, ” I have not been informed on the exile of the deposed Emir”.

It could be recalled that the deposed Emir of Gwandu, in Kebbi State Al-Mustapha Haruna Jokola was exile to Obi Local Government of Nasarawa State when he was dethroned some years ago.

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