Deposed Emir Sanusi leaves Awe with El-Rufai
Source: The Nation Newspaper
Deposed Kano Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II is set to leave Awe town in Nasarawa State where he was banished on Monday by Kano State Government.
Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday ordered his release from confinement.
Sanusi, who led the 2pm Jumat prayer at the palace of Emir of Awe, is leaving with Kaduna Governor Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
El-Rufai arrived the town to visit the deposed Emir, a long-time friend, around 12:30noon.
They are set to be heading to Abuja.
Sanusi leaves Awe for Abuja
by PM News
Muhammadu Sanusi II, dethroned Emir of Kano has left Awe, Nasarawa State to Abuja.
The former Emir, who was removed from the throne on Monday had been held in Awe, amidst tight security.
On Friday, Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court in Abuja ordered his release from confinement.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, who had given to plum job to the deposed Emir, visited him in Awe earlier today and is leaving with him to Abuja.
Acording to El-Rufai, on his verified twitter handle, he and Sanusi were leaving for Abuja from Awe.
“Malam Nasir El-rufai and HH Muhammadu Sanusi II are Abuja bound…,” he tweeted.