Why I can’t intervene in Kano emirates controversy


President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that he could not interfere in the Kano emirates controversy because the state legislature had gotten involved.

Mr Buhari said this on Friday when he met with the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and some newly elected Kano lawmakers.

Details of the meeting were sent to PREMIUM TIMES by Mr Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

“By the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, the Governor of Kano State has his own roles, once a matter is in the hands of the House of Assembly (like in Kano), the president has no constitutional right to interfere,” Mr Shehu quoted President Buhari as saying when speaking about the conflict between the Kano emir and the governor.

PREMIUM TIMES reported how the Kano State Government created four…



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