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Court Forcibly Removes Dethroned Kano Emir Bayero From Palace

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By; Mohammed Kawu, Bauchi

A State High Court in Kano has ordered for the immediate removal of the 15th Emir of Kano, Alh. Aminu Ado Bayero from Nasarawa Palace in Kano metropolitan area where he is currently residing.

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The High Court, presided over by Justice Amina Aliyu has granted an interim injunction, temporarily barring Aminu Ado Bayero and four other deposed emirs of Bichi, Rano, Gaya, and Karaye from presenting themselves as emirs, until the court hears and rules on the pending motion filed by the applicants.J

Justice Amina Aliyu gave the order upon hearing of exparte application by counsel to the applicants, Barrister Ibrahim Isa Wangida dated 27th May 2024.

“That an order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the 1st 2nd, 3rd 4th & 5th Defendants either by themselves, servants, privies, and or any other persons or officers serving under them or acting in connection with any other person from parading themselves as Emirs of Kano, Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice filed by the applicants”, the court order reads.

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“That an order is hereby granted to the extent that the Commissioner of Police Kano State should immediately take over the palace of the Emir of Kano situated at State Road Kano and evict the 1 Defendant/Respondent from the said palace pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice dated 24 May, 2024.

“That an order of this Hon. Court is hereby granted restraining the 1st 2nd 3rd 4th & 5th Defendants from parading themselves as Emirs of Kano, Bichi, Gaya, Rano, and Karaye in the interest of peace in Kano pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

“That an order is hereby made that 1- 5th Defendants be through the office of the Commissioner Police, Kano State who is to ensure immediate implementation of the order of the Hon. Court in the interest of justice.”

June 11th, 2024, has been set by the Kano High Court as the hearing date for the motion on notice.

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