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First Karaye, now Bichi; five district heads believed to be loyal to Emir Sanusi sacked

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In a suspected move to eliminate all perceived to be loyal to Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Bichi Emirate Council has dismissed five district heads.

Among the district heads who were dismissed on Sunday was head of Dambatta, Muktar Adnan, said to be the longest serving kingmaker in Kano and reportedly turbaned late Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, in 1963.

The other four district heads in Bichi Emirate dismissed are those of Tsanyawa, Dawakin Tofa, Minjibir and Bichi.

This is coming few hours after the Karaye Emirate Council in Kano State also dismissed the District Heads of Kiru, Ibrahim Hamza, and Shehu Muhammad of Rimin-Gado, for disloyalty.

READ ALSO: KANO: Newly established Karaye Emirate council sacks District Heads for ‘disloyalty’

Emir of Bichi, Aminu Bayero, a son to late Emir Bayero, sacked the district heads also for alleged disloyalty to the new emirate created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Bichi is also one of the four newly established emirate councils by Governor Ganduje.

The Kano State House of Assembly had just two weeks ago, passed the executive bill seeking to split the state into five emirates through the creation of four new emirates.

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