Judge stated. “The ruling has implications beyond Kano State affecting all traditional rulers across Nigeria”

Judge stated. "The ruling has implications beyond Kano State affecting all traditional rulers across Nigeria"The 2024 Kano State Emirate Law, which disbanded the five Emirates, was recently overturned by the Federal High Court in Kano, as reported by the Guardian. This resulted in the restoration of Aminu Ado Bayero as the Emir of Kano. The prior acts of Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf are void as a result of this decision. Former Kano Emirate member Aminu Babba Danagundi filed a lawsuit to contest the breakup.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

Justice Abdullahi Muhammad Liman emphasized the need to maintain the current situation until further legal proceedings are completed, directing all parties involved to comply with the court’s directive. For Kano State, reinstating Aminu Ado Bayero carries significant cultural importance, marking the restoration of traditional leadership amid ongoing legal scrutiny.

Following Justice Liman’s promotion to the Court of Appeal, the case now moves to Justice Simon Amobeda. This transition ensures continuity in the legal process, allowing for a thorough examination of the issues and a fair resolution based on legal principles and constitutional rights.

“This ruling has implications beyond Kano State, affecting traditional leadership and state laws across Nigeria,” noted Justice Liman. “It underscores the judiciary’s crucial role in upholding constitutional rights and ensuring fairness in matters related to cultural heritage and governance.”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>