Security operatives has reportedly stormed the palace of the Emir of Kano in Kano State.
This development follows the removal of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, from office by the state government.
The team of security personnel at the traditional ruler’s palace included men of the Nigeria Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)
The emire’s removal was announced by the Secretary to the State Government, Usman Alhaji, during the State Executive Council meeting held at the Government House in Kano on Monday March 9, 2020 .
According to Usman Alhaji, the decision to remove the traditional ruler was as a result of his alleged consistent refusal to take the instructions passed to him by the state government.