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My reinstatement divine will of God – Emir Sanusi



 The 16th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has reacted to
his reinstatement, calling it a testament to the intervention and will of God.


Sanusi made this statement while delivering his appreciation
speech after receiving his letter of appointment from the Kano State Governor,
Abba Yusuf, at the Government House in Kano on Friday.



Recall that Sanusi was dethroned in 2020 after a fallout
with the former governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.


“The Arabians used to say that in everything that we are
going to witness, there is a lesson that shows us that God is there. Whatever
is happening to an individual is preordained by Allah and to those who are
sensible enough, it’s a lesson.



“God is one and whatever He does, nobody can change and what
He doesn’t do, nobody can.



“Time will not permit for long talks. Whatever we will say,
we have said it when we were leaving.


“We made it clear that God has preordained time and cause
for everything and everyone. He gave leadership to whom he wanted and at the
time he wanted. When He gives, no one can take it away and when he takes it
away, nobody can take it back,” Sanusi said.



Sanusi recalled that in 2014, he was appointed by former
governor Rabiu Kwankwaso as the Emir, and now, 10 years after, I am here again
receiving the reappointment letter by Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf.



“My Governor and our assembly members, you will not
understand the gravity of what you did for the history of Kano and the country
at large. Among Kano Emirs, it started from Bagauda over 1,000 years ago.


“In this year, it was once that we had Emir Muhammadu
Koguna, who was overthrown and he came back after some days. This shows that in
1,000 years, there has been no case like what happened now.



“In the northern part of this country, we have seen it in
different states how politicians balkanised emirates, with one Emir becoming
20, some 19. In states of northern Nigeria, there are Local Governments with
two or three first-class Emirs all because the system has been destroyed.


“This thing that has been brought to Kano, had it been
allowed, one day we will wake up with the Emir of Kumbotso, Bichi, Fagge and 44
Emirs. So what the government and the assembly did is a rescue mission.”



Presenting the appointment letter to Sanusi, the governor
said, “By the powers conferred on me by the Kano Emirate Council Law of 1984
and 2024, and supported by the recommendation of the kingmakers;



“I have the singular pleasure of confirming the
reappointment of Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano and the head of the
Kano Emirate Council.”


Yusuf noted that Sanusi’s reappointment was “based on his
competence, credibility and popularity,” urging the new Kano Emir “to be guided
by the principles of Islamic teachings and to use his position to unite the
emirate, fostering harmony among the Islamic sects in the state.”

Source link: Nigerianeye

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