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BREAKING: Deposed Emir Sanusi regains freedom

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Friday evening, has regained his freedom, to be leaving Awe with Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai.

Recall that, Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Friday afternoon, March 13, had met with dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II at Awe in Nasarawa State.

Governor El-Rufai who arrived Awe LocalGovernment at about 1:30pm where Sanusi is currently residing.

Due to heavy security presence journalists were only allowed to stay 200 metres away from the place.

Meanwhile, the ex-CBN Governor is expected to leave Awe, a town in Nasarawa state any moment from now.

Earlier, Justice Anwuli Chikere of an Abuja Federal High Court ordered the immediate release of Sanusi.

The judge gave the ruling after listening to Sanusi’s lawyer, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN) and ordered that the deposed Emir’s freedom of rights must be respected.

Recalls that, Sanusi was under house arrest in Awe after his dethronement by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje led government for being disrespectful to lawful authorities.

The exile of the 14th emir of Kano stirred outrage and opposition from different quarters in the country.

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Abdullahi Hammed

Abdullahi Hammed was born in Kano State, Nigeria. A journalist by profession for the past five years. He Studied Mass Communication at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Contact: [email protected]

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