Nigerians react to Kano court’s decision on Ganduje’s appointment of new emirs

Nigerians on social media have reacted to the declaration by a Kano State Excessive Courtroom voiding the appointment of recent Emirs by the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

DAILY POST had reported {that a} Kano State Excessive Courtroom Wednesday declared the appointment and the set up of 4 new emirs by Ganduje as null and void.

Justice Nasiru Saminu gave the ruling following a swimsuit by the plaintiff, Hon. Sule Gwarzo, towards the Governor and the state authorities, for splitting the emirate.

It ordered a return to establishment pending the listening to of the swimsuit towards the appointment of the emirs.

On Tuesday, kingmakers within the Kano emirate filed the same case.

Within the swimsuit with quantity Ok/197/2019 filed on Tuesday at a State Excessive Courtroom, Ganduje, the State Home of Meeting, Lawyer-Common of the state and 5 others have been listed because the defendants.

The kingmakers — Yusuf Nabahani (Madakin Kano), Abdullahi Sarki Ibrahim (Makaman Kano), Bello Abubakar (Sarkin Dawaki man Tuta) and Mukhtari Adnan (Sarikin Ban Kano) — have been listed as first, second, third and fourth plaintiffs respectively.

They insisted that Ganduje’s assent to the invoice breaking apart the emirate, was finished in dangerous religion and the motion was a desecration of centuries outdated custom.

“The defendants, in purporting to amend the Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) Legislation, 1984 have desecrated centuries outdated and extremely revered traditions and heritage of the individuals of Kano and have uprooted the Plaintiffs numerous conventional titles with out giving a listening to to the Plaintiffs and their clans or having regards to ancestral historical past by hurriedly enacting the Kano State Emirs regulation, 2019.

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“The defendants desecrated the ancestral historical past and all identified legal guidelines related with or pertaining to Kano Emirate’s customs and custom by: (a) establishing Bichi Emirate comprising of 9 native governments together with Dawakin Tofa and Dambatta, the ancestral houses of the first and 4th plaintiffs. The primary plaintiffs have her been beneath any authority of Bichi district.

“(b) Establsihing Gaya Emirate comprising 8 local governments including Wudil and Gabasawa, the ancestral homes of the 2nd and 3rd plaintiffs,” the swimsuit learn.

In the meantime, beneath are some feedback gathered by DAILY POST from Twitter on the choice of the Kano court docket.

@adeeji1, “We don’t really care as long as they don’t push their bills for payment by the tax payers. This is the reason Nigeria is retrogressing by being held from genuine development by trivialities and personal vendetta and hatred for visionary people who could move Nigeria forward. Shame.”

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@Sakariyahu10, “Court don’t make laws, they are only permitted to interpret the already made laws by legislatures, under NGR constitution GOVR have power to installed new kings as well as to fired.”

@sule_iliyasu, “I want emir sanusi to promote nasiru bayero as new Wamnban kano as urgent as possible bcs of his loyality.”

@uchaynna, “Story for the gods. These people don’t obey court order. So what will you expect.”

@sule_iliyasu, “Alhamdulillahi i would like congratulate the nation judiciary for doing a beautiful job. Congratulation to Emir Sanusi Aminu Sanusi Bayero Abdullahi Maje Karofi Ibrahim Dabo.

@iAGB4REAL, “Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Dispute of the creation of new Emirates in Kano will definitely get to your desk.Take note”#kanoagainstnewemirates. I hope you do justice to the individuals.”

@dadiyata, “Alhamdulillahi i want congratulate the nation judiciary for doing a wonderful job. Congratulation to Emir Sanusi Aminu Sanusi Bayero Abdullahi Maje Karofi Ibrahim Dabo.”

@AmandaBrynes1, “My question is this; those turbaned, will they be “disturbarned”or what turns into their destiny?

@damaj311, “Is it the court that will pay emirs’ salaries? Null and void kor, null and void ni.”

@momoh_nas, “Wt hs come over governors in Nigeria.”

@samalicopeland3, “I love this, unruly Gandodollars.”

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  5. the governor is trying to scatter centuries of laid down tradition

  6. Collins Ekrirhe

    Mixed feelings for the people of Kano origin. The procedures we see today was created by fellow men and can also be altered by fellow men. This is a case of absolute power. It’s the fight of the fittest. It’s all political.