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Governor Ganduje appoints Kwankwaso’s father in top position

- The Kano state government has made new appointments in the Karaye Emirate Council

- An official from Karaye council disclosed that the new appointees will resume duties on Friday, November 27

- Kano state now has five emirates who are governed by first-class emirs each

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Musa Saleh-Kwankwaso, the father of the former governor of Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has been appointed as a kingmaker of the Karaye Emirate Council.

The appointment was announced in a statement on Thursday, November 26, by Haruna Gunduwawa, the spokesperson for the Karaye Emirate Council.

Ganduje appoints Kwankwaso’s father in top position

Kwankwaso appointed Sanusi as emir in 2014. Photo: @jrnaib2
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Gunduwawa said Saleh-Kwankwaso who held the traditional title of ‘Makaman Karaye’, will be officially turbaned as a kingmaker among the other four appointees on Friday, November 27.

The Karaye Emirate is one of the four Emirates created by the Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje when he signed into law a bill for their on December 5, 2019.

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The law establishing the new emirates also made provisions for first-class emirs in Gaya, Rano, Karaye and Bichi, with the state now having five emirates, including the Kano Emirate.

The creation of the new emirates had culminated in the dethronement of the former emir, Muhammadu Sanusi, who was accused of not backing the creation of the emirates.

The immediate past governor of the state, Kwankwaso, was opposed to the creation of the four new emirates.

In another news, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, has condemned the incessant abductions and killings by bandits in northern Nigeria.

Alhaji Abubakar, who is the leader of Nigerian Muslims by virtue of his position as the president-general of the Jamaatu Nasril Islam, made the comment on Thursday, November 26 at the 4th quarter 2020 meeting of the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council in Abuja.

According to him, the bandits are so daring that they now go into houses to kidnap people.

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