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Linking Buhari To Sanusi’s Dethronement Is Unfair, Says Garba Shehu

A file photograph of the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu.


The Presidency has condemned stories linking President Muhammadu Buhari to the dethronement of HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II from the place of Emir of Kano.

In an announcement, the Senior Particular Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu referred to such stories as unfair and unfaithful.

He mentioned that the President has no involvement in anyway within the dethronement of HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II, including that each one such insinuations are unfaithful, malicious and politically motivated.

In keeping with him, the President doesn’t have a historical past of intervening within the affairs of any state within the nation until the problem at hand is of nationwide consequence.

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“On such issues which impinge on nationwide safety, he has an obligation of involvement because the regulation stipulates.

“As outlined within the Structure, the appointment or removing of emirs and different conventional leaders is strictly throughout the jurisdiction of state governments.

“It’s unfair and disingenuous of opposition politicians to attempt to hyperlink the state of affairs in Kano State to the federal authorities and the Nigerian President,” he acknowledged,

Mr. Shehu defined that,  though a retired Normal and former Navy Head of State, President Buhari clearly understands that underneath the present democratic dispensation, the federal government on the centre can not learn directions or twist the arms of all or any of the 36 state governments making up the federation.

“They all have their powers specified under the Constitution,” the assertion added.

He (Buhari) counseled, and the individuals of Kano for preserving calm up to now few days of the dethronement announcement and prayed that the need of Allah will probably be performed always and that the Emirate/State and its individuals proceed to expertise progress no matter who’s on the throne.

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