Kano State Governor Dr. Abdulahi Ganduje has approved the creation of four additional emirates in the state
The bill which was passed and transmitted to him on Wednesday was signed into law the same day by the Governor
The law was tagged Kano State Emirs (Appointment and Deposition) (Amendment) Law 2019.
With the new law, Kano State now has five emirates of Kano, Bichi, Rano, Karaye and Gaya.
After assenting to to bill, Ganduje said they would soon provide the new emirs with their letters of appointment and fix a date for the coronation of the emirs, while kingmakers will be appointment immediately.
“By signing this law, we are bringing more developments closer to the people of Kano in our efforts to take the state to the next level,” adding that all emirate councils would be independent of each other under Kano State government.
“We thank the state assembly for passing the bill into law and the people of Kano who have been yearning for this kind of development. I urged the new emirates to continue to render services to their subjects in the area of education, health, agriculture and socio-economy.”
The Speaker of the House, Alhaji Kabiru Alhassan Rurum, who presided over the plenary, said the House, after a critical deliberation, agreed to pass the bill