PDP Congratulates New Emir of Kano

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Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano

Sulaimon Mojeed-Sanni

Lamido Sanusi Lamido: new Emir of Kano
Lamido Sanusi Lamido: new Emir of Kano

The ruling Peoples Democratic Party, today sent a congratulatory message to the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, where it prayed that the Emir have a successful reign.

In a press Statement signed by PDP National Publicity Secretary Olisa Metuh, PDP congratulated the new Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on his inauguration, saying the Party will not play politics with the revered traditional institution.

The statement said the party “has an unflinching reverence for the traditional institution and in that regard extends the same reverence it had for the late Emir to Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.”

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It also stated that it expects the new Emir to remain non-partisan, which is deserving of the exalted and revered office, he has ascended.

“The PDP holds the office of the Emir of Kano in very high esteem. We therefore give the new Emir our prayers and urge him to ensure that the sanctity of the throne and the traditional institution are absolutely guarded and preserved.

“We are very much aware that his status has changed and we pray the Almighty Allah, who alone confers authority, to grant him the wisdom and good health to lead his people to peace and prosperity,” the ruling party wrote it its congratulatory statement.

The party call for calm in Kano and urged the new Emir to take steps to unite his people and note that he is not the emir of any political party but that of the entire people of the Kano Emirate.