The Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammed Sanusi has accepted his appointment as the Chairman, Kano State Council of Chiefs, thereby ending days of uneasy speculations over his fate under the provision of the Kano State Emirate Councils Law 2019.
In a letter to the Secretary to the State Government, the monarch expressed his willingness to function in the newly created capacity.
The letter, which was made available to newsreportersng.com reads in parts: “ Kindly inform His Excellency that His Highness, Sarkin Kano had not rejected his appointment as Chairman, Kano State Council of Chiefs.,
“His Highness accepted the appointment. In doing so , His Highness requested for further directives of His Excellency , the Governor.”
“For clarity the directives may include appointment of other members of the council, appointment of staff of the Council, provision of accommodation for the Council Secretariat and other logistics to make the Council operational .
The letter dated December 19, 2019 and signed by the Acting Secretary, Kano Emirate Council, Alhaji Abba Yusuf, assured the Governor of the highest regards of the Emir of Kano.
It could be recalled that the government had earlier written to the Emirasking him to either accept or reject his appointment as the Chairman, Kano State Council of Chiefs.
Dated December 19, 2019 and signed by Musa Yahaya Bichi, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties for the Secretary to the State Government, the letter had issued a two day ultimatum within which the monarch must convey a reply to the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.