The Kano State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf, is set to send a bill for the amendment of Kano Emirates Law. The bill will seek for the scrapping of the additional four emirates namely Bichi, Gaya, Rano and Karaye with first class Emirs.

According to impeccable sources, this will be the first official assignment of the Kano State House of Assembly that was inaugurated on the 13th of June and saw the emergence of Jibrin Falgore of Rogo Constituency as Speaker.

It would be recalled that in 2019, former governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje sent a bill to the state assembly for the passage of the new law. Consequently, the then Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi was reduced of his power to the control of only ten local government areas out of the 44 he was in control.

According to the bill, Kano Emirate consists of Kano Municipal, Tarauni, Dala, Nassarawa and Fagge local government areas. Other LGAs in Kano Emirate are Gwale, Kumbotso, Ungogo, Dawakin Kudu and Minijibir.
Karaye, Rogo, Gwarzo, Kabo, RiminGado, Madobi and Garun Malam, all listed under Karaye Emirate in the bill.

Bichi Emirate comprised of Bichi, Bagwai, Shanono, Tsanyawa, Kunchi, Makoda, Danbatta, Dawakin Tofa and Tofa LGAs. The lawmakers listed Rano, Bunkure, Kibiya, Takai, Sumaila, Kura, Doguwa, Tudun Wada, Kiru and Bebeji LGAs under Rano Emirate.
Gaya Emirate has Ajingi, Albasu, Wudil, Garko, Warawa, Gezawa and Gabasawa and Gaya LGAs.

The implication of creating additional emirates is that the powers of the then Emir of Kano Malam Muhammad Sanusi ll, will be reduced.

Our source exclusively gathered that the bill will be brought to the House on Thursday, and will be read by the Majority Leader Lawan Hussaini of Dala Constituency.
When contacted over the matter, the lawmaker denied the story going round, adding that he would be holding a press briefing on the matter on Thursday.

The leader of the Kwankwasiyya Movement Rabiu Kwankwaso had earlier condemned the creation of the new emirates in various statements before election.
Part of the agenda of the new government is the demolition of illegal structures built under the Ganduje administration and the reversal of the Kano Emirate Law.

The governor Abba Kabir Yusuf had reiterated his stance on bringing back Kano to its lost glory.
According to him, the people of Kano voted him for that purpose and he will do everything possible to satisfy them.

“With the passage of the new law, the state will be having only one first class Emir. The current Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero may be dethroned to pave way for his nephew Muhammadu Sanusi back to the throne of his forefathers,” a source who preferred anonymity, revealed.

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