The Ekiti State Government has appointed the Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Chancellor of Ekiti State university, Ado Ekiti.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the appointment was confirmed on Monday by the Head Directorate of Information and Corporate Affairs of the institution, Mr Bode Olofinmuagun.
Reports say Emir Sanusi had since accepted the offer, through a letter addressed to the government by the Matawallen Kano, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed.
The Emir will now replace the Alara of Aramoko Ekiti, Oba Adegoke Olu Adeyemi who held the office for four years.
Emir Sanusi’s is currently facing allegations of misappropriation of funds belonging to the Kano emirate, and the anti-corruption agency of the Kano State government is looking into the allegations.