Court Dissolved 4 Emirs Appointed by Ganduje

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A Kano High Court presided by Justice Usman Na’Abba has dissolved four additional emirates and first class emirs created by Kano State Government.

On May 8, Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on assented to a controversial law establishing four additional emirates with first class emirs in Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya.

Delivering the judgement on Thursday, the court said the Kano State House of Assembly had violated the provision of Section 101 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), which allows the assembly to make laws.

He then declared the law creating the emirates null and void, saying the petition for the creation of the emirate was faulty

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