The Kano State Executive Council has approved the dethronement of the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi, at a special sitting held on Monday.
Before the dethronement, there was crisis in the Kano State House of Assembly on Monday over the issue.
FLASH: Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammadu Sanusi II has been dethroned.
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As of the time of filing this report, security had been beefed up at the House of Assembly complex.
It was learnt that the fight broke out during a debate on the report of the Chairman of Kano State Public Complaints and Ant-Corruption Commission