Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II
Security Operatives on Monday reportedly arrested dethroned Emir of Kano Muhammad Sanusi II and whisked him away from the ancient city amidst tight security, according to TheNation.
It was gathered that the former Emir is being taken to Nassarawa state by security operatives where he will spend the rest of his life in asylum.
Before he was taken away, Sanusi was said to have been put under house arrest by the heavy security personnel of DSS, Police and Military.
The arrest was after the security operatives sealed off the Palace.
An impeccable source at the Government House hinted that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, who is presiding over an emergency Executive Council Meeting, is set to announce the new emir any moment.
The Nation reliably gathered that the names of some powerful aristocrats with direct lineage to the Palace were tabled before Ganduje, who has the constitutional powers to appoint an Emir.