New Emir of Kano to be announced Sunday – Kwankwaso

Rabiu Kwankwaso

A list containing four names was submitted to Mr. Kwankwaso.

The Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that the state government will announce the name of a new Emir of Kano on Sunday.

The governor said this on Saturday after receiving the Emirate’s kingmakers at the Government House, Kano.

The kingmakers who visited the governor are the Madakin Kano, Yusuf Chigari, and the Sarkin Dawaki, Bello Abubakar.

Other kingmakers are the Makaman Kano, Abdullahi Ibrahim and Sarkin Bai, Mukhtar Adnan.

The late Emir, Ado Bayero, was named the successor a day after the death of his father, Abdullahi Bayero.

A list containing four names was submitted to Mr. Kwankwaso who will give final approval according to tradition.


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