The New Emir of Kano and Chairman, State Traditional Council Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero has been sworn in as the 15th Emir of the emirate.
President Muhammadu Buhari represented by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo congratulated the Emir on the appointment and enjoined him to emulate the leadership qualities of his father late Ado Bayero.
At the ceremony held at Sani Abacha Stadium Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje charged the Emir to cement the relationship between the government and traditional institutions towards promoting peace and economic development as his administration’s decision to create more Emirate Councils in the State was to bring leadership closer to the people.
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Speaking after taking the oath of office, the new Emir of Kano Alh. Aminu Ado Bayero pledged to work in line with guiding principles while respecting constituted authorities in the discharge of his duties and called for the support of traditional title holders, government officials and well-meaning individuals to enable him to succeed.
He maintained that the Kano Emirate will operate an all-inclusive traditional institution regardless of ethnic and religious divides and cater to the needs and aspirations of the people.
Emir Aminu Ado Bayero replaces the dethroned Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.
The occasion saw the presence of Governors of Bauchi, Yobe, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kogi, Jigawa, Kebbi, Lagos as well as a presidential delegation comprising, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha, and Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari and others