Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the disposed Emir of Kano vowed to challenge his banishment in court. Speaking to newsmen today March 10th, Mahmoud who is Sanusi’s lawyer said the ousted monarch was not served any arrest warrant when he was whisked out of the palace on Monday by a group of security officers.
He further added said that the Kano Emirate Court Law 2019 does not empower the Kano State Executive to banish Sanusi. He pointed out that the dethronement and banishment of Sanusi, a former CBN governor, is a ”violation of his human rights.”
“We have the directives of the emir through his chief of staff, Munir Sanusi to challenge the legality of dethronement and banish of the Emir. We have to receive any directives to challenge his dethronement, but we have been directed to challenge his banishment”he said