Tracereporters –The Northern part of Nigeria is known for its rich history, culture, and traditional institutions, which have been preserved over the years. One of such traditional institutions is the Emir of Kano, a prominent figure who has played a significant role in the socio-economic development of the region.
The Lamido Sanusi was the Emir of Kano until his dethronement in 2020. His dethronement sent shockwaves across the country, with many people expressing their dissatisfaction with the decision.
The Dan Jarma Adamawa, Barr. Dr. Mustapha A Tahir, Thursday paid a visited to the 2023 NNPP Presidential Candidate and National Leader, HE Engr. Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, alongside the party’s 2023 Gubernatorial Candidate Abba Kabir Yusuf in Kano State. During the visit, the reinstatement of Lamido Sanusi as Kano emir was discussed, should Abba Yusuf emerged as the winner of the gubernatorial election.
The Lamido Sanusi is a respected figure in the North, and his dethronement caused a lot of disquiet in the region. The visit by Dan Jarma Adamawa is a testament to the fact that many people in the North need him back as the Emir of Kano.
Barr. Mustapha Tahir describes Lamido Sanusi as an elder statesman, mentor, role model, and symbol of light to the entire North. He emphasized the Emir is a financial expert who understands the economy and will tackle everything under one emirate. Tahir reiterated that Sanusi’s financial expertise would ensure that the economy remains stable, and everyone benefits under a single emirate.
Eulogizing the Emir, Lamido Sanusi is widely regarded as a reformist who has advocated for transparency, accountability, and good governance in the Nigerian public sector. During his tenure as the Governor of the CBN, he introduced several reforms aimed at improving the efficiency of the financial system and curbing corruption.
Sanusi is a highly intellectual person and has authored several books and articles on finance, economics, and Islamic law. He is also known for his critical thinking and insightful analysis of complex issues.He is also a philanthropist who has supported several charitable causes in Nigeria and beyond. He has been involved in initiatives aimed at improving education, health, and social welfare in his community.
Sanusi is known for his courage and outspokenness, even in the face of criticism and opposition. He has been a vocal critic of the Nigerian government and has spoken out against corruption, terrorism, and other social issues affecting the country.
International recognition: Sanusi has received several international awards and recognition for his contributions to finance, economics, and public service. He was named the Central Bank Governor of the Year for Africa by The Banker magazine in 2011 and was also listed among the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time magazine in 2011.
Overall, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi is a highly respected figure in Nigeria and beyond, known for his expertise, reformist views, intellectualism, philanthropy, courage, and international recognition
Barr. Mustapha Tahir is of the opinion that Lamido Sanusi is happy, peaceful, contented, and not interested in coming back as Kano emir. However, many organizations and the silent majority feel the impact of his absence, and they want him back. Mustapha Tahir expressed optimism that Abba Yusuf would emerge victorious in the gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections, and Lamido Sunusi would be reinstated.
On the issue of job losses resulting from the dismantling of the four other emirate councils, Mustapha Tahir reiterated that Sanusi’s financial expertise would ensure that the economy remains stable, and everyone benefits under a single emirate. Sanusi is a financial expert who understands the economy and will tackle everything under one emirate.The idea of having one emirate is not a new concept, as it has been done in other parts of the world, and it has worked, Tahir said.
As a show of support, Mustapha Tahir donated, funds, two cars, textiles and food items to help Abba Kabir Yusuf’s election campaign as Governor of Kano State. The support from Dan Jarma Adamawa, Dr. Mustapha Tahir, strengthens Abba Kabir Yusuf’s campaign, as he seeks to become the next Governor of Kano State.
Mustapha Tahir expressed confidence that Abba Yusuf would emerge victorious at the gubernatorial and state house of assembly elections and that Lamido Sanusi would be reinstated. He added that after Lamido Sanusi left Kano he became the Khalifa Tijjaniya Nigeria and World President Tabital Pulaku International (Hoorejo Fulbe Duniyaru). He was also made the Chancellor of Kaduna and Ekiti States Universities stressing that all these are not unconnected to his worth and intellectual prowess.
Mustapha finally called on the government to obey court order and restore Sanusi his full right including the throne, saying the court has faulted the process of his removal, thus, statusqua be maintained.
The visit by Dan Jarma Adamawa Mustapha and Abba Kabir Yusuf to HE Engr. Dr. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, the 2023 NNPP Presidential Candidate and National Leader, highlights the ongoing debate about the role of traditional rulers in Nigeria’s political system.
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