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JUST IN: Protesters call for Ado Bayero’s return as Emir

A fresh round of protest has broken out in Kano amid a tussle for the emirship throne.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II and Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, dethroned Emir of Kano, are locked in a battle for he royal stool.

Around 4 pm on Sunday, young persons marched to the streets to demand a return of the dethroned monarch.

Some of them lit bonfire on the major road as they marched chanting anti-government songs.

Our correspondents saw policemen on ground but they did not attempt to disperse the protesters who are marching towards the palace where Emir Sanusi is.

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The protesters trooped out after observing a special prayer session.

Some of them have placards with inscriptions such as, “Abba Kabir Yusuf, Obey Court order”, “Court Brought You”, “You Must Obey The Court”, “Aminu Is Still Our Emir”, “We Are Against Injustice”

It could be recalled that some protesters filed out in Gaya, one of the disbanded emirates, on Sunday morning.

Details later…


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