9th March, 2020
By Our Reporter
Kano State Government has announced Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the new Emir of Kano.
Bayero, the son of late Emir Ado Bayero, replaces Muhammad Sanusi 11, who was dethroned on Monday.
The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji made the announcement today, hours after Muhammadu Sanusi ll was dethroned.
Alhaji stated that the appointment was in line with the provision of Kano state Emirate Council Law 2019.
“Section 11 (1) of the Law has empowered the governor to appoint Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as the emir of Kano,” he said.
The secretary to the state government explained that the four kingmakers of Kano emirate had earlier recommended the appointment of Aminu Ado Bayero as the emir of Kano.
Bayero is now the 15th emir of Kano.
Until his appointment as Emir of Kano, Bayero was the emir of Bichi, one of the four newly created emirates.
Bayero is a graduate of Mass Communication from Bayero University Kano. He was also a former Danmajen Kano, Dan Buran, Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida and Wamban Kano.
He was later appointed emir of Bichi after the creation of Karaye, Gaya, Rano and Bichi Emirates by Governor Ganduje’s administration.