From Mustapha Adamu, Kano
The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has presented letters of appointment to Aminu Ado Bayero and Nasiru Ado Bayero, the newly appointed emirs of Kano and Bichi respectively.
Their appointment came after the governor dethroned the immediate past emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ll on Monday.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, held at the Coronation Hall, Kano Government House today, the emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero thanked Almighty Allah for witnessing the day he became emir.
“We thanked Allah and the legacy of our forefathers. We also pray for their souls to rest in peace. We pray to Allah to unite us,”
He also thanked Ganduje for what he described as a gift given to him by Allah through the governor, praying for unity among the Royal family and the state as a whole.
While commending Ganduje for free and compulsory education policy, Emir Nasiru also urged the governor to create more employment opportunities to teeming unemployed youth in the state.
He further restated commitment to discharge his duty diligently by spearheading even development in his emirate.
In his remark also, Emir Aminu said as Muslims, they believe in fate and believe in Allah’s will as he does not make mistake.
“We also believe that everything has an end. We must thank our late emir, Ado Bayero our father. He trained us on the virtues of patience and obedience to elders.
“He assured us that patience leads to success. Now we have seen the lessons he taught us in reality. I urge people to believe in Allah and be of brothers’ keepers in a bid to bring development to the emirate, Kano and Nigeria as a whole,” he said
The new emir also thanked Ganduje and the four kingmakers for the appointment, promising to keep the legacy and history of the Emirates.
Emir Aminu, betrayed his emotion while speaking as he shed tears profusely, pledging to support Ganduje and President Muhammadu Buhari’s government.