Kingmaker who reportedly turbaned late Ado Bayero dismissed


The Bichi Emirate Council on Sunday dismissed five district heads including that of Dambatta, Muktar Adnan. Mr Adnan is 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.

The Emir of Bichi, Aminu Bayero, a son to late emir Bayero, sacked Mr Adnan and the four others district heads in his emirate council for alleged disloyalty to the new emirate created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Mr Adnan, before his dismissal, held the traditional title of Sarkin Bai-kano and district head of Dambatta Local Government Area. He was appointed kingmaker in 1954. Nine years later, he co-turbaned late Ado Bayero as Emir of Kano…



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