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  • Updated: May 27, 2024

Court orders Kano CP to evict deposed Emir Bayero

Court orders Kano CP to evict deposed Emir Bayero

The Kano State High Court has ordered the State Commissioner of Police, CP Mohammed Usaini Gumel to evict the deposed Emir of the state, Aminu Ado Bayero from a mini palace in the state.

The court on Monday delivered a judgement providing an interim injunction against the deposed Emir parading himself as the Emir of Kano.

The orders delivered by Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu of the High Court No. 7 on Miller Road, Kano partly read: 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 situate being and lying 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 24th 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 – 5 Defendants be served 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.”

The court also adjourned the hearing of the motion to June 11, 2024.

The orders followed the filing of the suit by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Speaker of the State House of Assembly and the State House of Assembly against the deposed Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero and four others, including Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim Gaya, Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, (Dr) Ibrahim Abubakar II and Alhaji Kabiru Muhammad Inuwa.

Kano State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf had last week reinstated Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Emir of Kano and other the other Emirs to vacate their palaces within 48 hours.

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