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Alhaji Sanusi Ado Bayero Named the New Emir of Kano + Read his Biography

A new Emir has emerged for Kano state, and no its not former Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi, but his relative who shares a name with him. The new Emir Alhaji Sunusi Ado Bayero, was born on the 1st of April, 1956 into the royal family of Sullubawa Clan and is the first son of the marriage between late Emir Ado Bayero and his cousin.

He was Born at Filin Chiranchi area where his father stayed before becoming the Emir and that same house happens to be his
personal residence. He attended Rano boarding Primary school, from 1963 – 1969, then Rumfa College, Kano 1969 – 1973 Govt College, Birin Kudu, 1973 -1975. College of Arts & science, 1975 – 1976.

He got a Diploma in French from Ecole
International De La Langue Francoise, Paris in 1976-1979 Diploma in Law Institute of
Administration Kongo, Zaria 1977 – 1979,
before proceeding to Ahmadu Bello University for Bachelor’s Degree in Law 1979 -1983 before being Called to bar in 1984.

He then became a Lecturer in Kaduna Polytechnic where he did his National Youth
Service (NYSC) between 1984-1985. Became
the counsel to the Ministry of Justice, Gidan
Murtala 1985-1987, was a Legal Adviser and
Company Secretary Kano state investment and properties from 1988-1989. He was the director General Kano State Council of Chiefs 1991-1993 DG Special Duties Kano State Government 1993-1996. Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Information, youth and Culture 1996-2000 Chairman City Walls and Gates which he took over in 1995.
Task Force Member of Next Generation Nigeria Covened by the British Council Nigeria. Director of many organizations
and NGOs. His enterpreneurial spirit made him to establish Lamido & Co., a Law firm in 1986 which he is a Principal Partner. Until his acension to the throne he was District Head of Gwale Local Govt. and a council Member of Kano Emirate.

In 1990 courtesy of Madakin Kano Umaru, he was turbaned as Danruwata, later elevated to Tafida, Sarkin dawakin tsakar gida, and Chiroma (Crown Prince). Presently the 14th Fulani Emir of kano Under Usman Dan fodio Sokoto Sultanate.

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