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Kano state Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has issued the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, a two days ultimatum to either accept or reject his appointment as head of the state’s council chiefs.
Contained in a letter dated December 19, the directive was signed by Musa Bichi, permanent secretary, special duties, on behalf of the secretary to the state government.
It will be recalled that Governor Ganduje had on December 9 appointed Sanusi as head of the council of chiefs, following his assent to a law that created other emirates, whittling the emir of Kano’s powers.
Sanusi according to the state Governor’s letter, is yet to accept or reject the appointment more than a week after.
Ganduje in the letter stressed the importance of the emir’s response to his appointment
The letter by the state governor read: “By this letter, His Excellency the Executive Governor is requesting His Highness, the Emir of Kano (Sarkin Kano) to indicate his acceptance of otherwise of his appointment as the chairman of Kano State Council of Chiefs as conveyed vide letter no SSG/REPA/S/A/86/T and dated 9th of December. 2019.
“The acceptance of otherwise should reach His Excellency the Executive Governor of Kano State within two days of the receipt of this letter.
“As you await further directive of His Excellency, the Executive Governor on the matter, it is important to accept the appointment or otherwise.
“Accept the assurance of the Highest esteem and regards of His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Kano State.”