Few Hours After Eviction Order, Sanusi, Kano Kingmakers Seeks Court Protection

The reinstated Emir of Kano, Sunusi Lamido Sunusi, Kano Kingmakers have asked a Kano State High Court to halt the SSS, Police and the Army from evicting him from the Kano main Palace, Gidan Dabo.

Sunusi alongside four Kano Kingmakers, Madakin Kano, Yusuf Nabahani, Makaman Kano, Ibrahim Sarki Abdullahi, Sarkin Bai Mansur Adnan and Sarkin Dawaki Maitura Bello Tuta filed a restraining order before Justice Amina Aliyu of Kano High Court sitting in Miller against the State Security Service (SSS) and the Nigerian Military following a federal High Court Order issued Tuesday, demanding the immediate relocation of dethroned Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero to the main palace.

Justice Amina Aliyu while granting the order, restrained the security agencies from arresting or harassing the Emir and his Kingmakers.
The judge also restrained the security agencies from hijacking the twin spear(Tagwayen Masu), Royal Hat of Dabo and other royal insigma in the custody of the Emir at the Gidan Dabo.

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Aliyu held “that an order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the Respondents either by themselves, their agents, privies, representative, and assigns from further harassing, intimidating, inviting, arresting and or invading the personal or official residence of the Applicants (Gidan Rumfa), his servants and or any of the Kano Emirate kingmakers of doing such acts that would be capable of interfering with the Applicants’ rights generally in relation to this suit pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice”.

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“That an order of interim injunction is hereby granted restraining the Respondents from attempting to hijack, pick, commandeer, confiscate any of twin spear of authority, the Royal Hat of Dabo, the Ostrich-feathered shoes, the knife and sword of the Emir of Kano as well as symbols of authority pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice”.

“That an order of interim injunction is hereby made restraining the Respondents from taking further steps in connection with the matter or maintaining status quo of staying all action pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice”.

“That it is further ordered that the Respondents are restrained from interfering with the functions, duties of the 1″ Applicant as the Emir of Kano pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice dated 28 May 2024.”

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WikkiTimes understand that the state’s High Court Order is coming barely hours after the Federal High Court has ordered that Aminu Ado Bayero be allowed to continue performing his royal duties at the esteemed Gidan Dabo, following an earlier order on the reinstatement of Sanusi as Kano Emir by the State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf.

According to Aliyu, the motion on notice is adjourned to June 13, 2024, for hearing.

WikkiTimes recalled that earlier on Monday, Justice Aliyu had ordered the eviction of the 15th Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero from the Nassarawa mini palace.

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