Politics Kwankwaso: Why We Chose Sanusi- Daily Trust



Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso yesterday opened up on why Malam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was chosen as the new Emir of Kano among the three princes who jostled for the throne.

Sanusi, a former Central Bank of Nigeria governor, was appointed on Sunday. He beat the two other contenders who were on the kingmakers’ nomination list, namely District Head of Gwale Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero and Wamban Kano Alhaji Abbas Sanusi. Protests erupted after the new emir’s name was announced, with bonfires being set up on some streets in Kano.

Speaking during the presentation of letter appointment to the new emir, the Kano State governor said Sanusi was chosen because of his exposure, competence and experience.

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