Showing posts with label Emir of Kano. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Emir of Kano. Show all posts

Monday, June 30, 2014

Choices before Emir of Kano

ALHAJIIsa Kaita (1912-1994) was the Northern Region Minister for works between 1954 and 1957, and later Minister of Education between 1957 and 1966. He later became the Waziri of Katsina. Alhaji Kaita was one of the few closest advisers of the late Northern Region Premier Sir Ahmadu Bello (1909-1966), the Sardauna of Sokoto.

In August 1963, Alhaji Kaita was dispatched to Lagos by his friend Sir Ahmadu Bello. The mission was to inform the then Prime Minister, Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa(1912-1966) on the plan of the Premier to depose the then Emir of Kano, Sir Muhammadu Sanusi from the throne. When he got to Lagos he met the then Prime Minister in company of his five ministers, Alhaji Muhammadu Ribadu (1910-1965), Alhaji Shehu Shagari, Alhaji Zanna Bukar Suloma Dipcharima(1917-1969), Alhaji Maitama Sule and Alhaji Tudun Wada. The ministers advised against the premier’s decision.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Emir of Kano, Ado Bayero, dies @at 83

Among Nigeria's most prominent traditional rulers, Ado Abdullahi Bayero, the Emir of Kano has died. The Emir died early today June 6th in Kano based on family sources.  Ado Bayero has been the Emir of Kano since 1963 and was a former ambassador to Senegal. 


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