Former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Friday left for Abuja en-route Lagos after Governor Nasir El Rufai visited him in Awe, Nasarawa State, where he had been banished.
A statement by the Kaduna State Government said Mr El-Rufai visited “his long time friend, ideological soul mate and confidante as a mark of solidarity over his temporary travails at Awe town.”
The Kaduna government in a statement signed by Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser on Media and Communication to the governor said: ‘’The Governor who drove from Abuja to Awe town, met His Highness in high spirits, demonstrating his usual calm, poise and regal bearing amidst what has befallen in the last four days.
Sanusi defeats banishment, leaves Awe for Lagos
Former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, on Friday left for Abuja en-route Lagos after Governor Nasir El Rufai visited him in Awe, Nasarawa State, where he had been banished. pic.twitter.com/9XbC7ShMmu
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‘’His Highness seems to have taken all that happened in his stride but has reiterated his commitment to enforce his fundamental human rights.
‘’Sanusi II, the 14th Fulani Emir of Kano, manifested a renewed vigour to continue serving humanity in his life-long efforts to expand the frontiers of knowledge and to campaign against unworthy timid ignorance that has shackled Nigeria as a perpetual potentially great nation,’’