Emir Sanusi”I was suspended by Jonathan as CBN governor, I was removed by Governor Ganduje as emir”

Emir Sanusi"I was suspended by Jonathan as CBN governor, I was removed by Governor Ganduje as emir"The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, discussed Nigeria’s shift from military to democratic leadership in a recent interview with The Sun. Despite acknowledging the flaws in democracy, he stated that he preferred it to military control, citing personal experiences such as being removed from his position as emir by Governor Ganduje and suspended by President Jonathan from the CBN.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Sanusi speculated that under military rule, such actions could have led to severe consequences like imprisonment or worse. He noted that despite flaws, democracy, as agreed upon in the constitution, should be respected and improved upon.

In his words: “Honestly, I still have memories of Nigeria under military rule and as bad and as faulty as democracy is, I would rather have that than the military rule. I mean, for example, I was suspended by President Jonathan (as CBN governor), I was removed by (Governor) Ganduje (as emir). Maybe if it was a military governor, I would have been shot or put under Decree 2 in a prison for many years. So, honestly, I know this whole Nigerians saying, that our democracy is flawed, but it’s better than what we had (military rule).”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>