Kano Assembly in rowdy session over Ganduje’s new emirates bill


The Kano state House of Assembly was engulfed in a rowdy session on Wednesday, when some members were sharply divided in a debate over Governor Abdullahi Ganduje reactivated Emirates Bill.

Members expressed disagreement over the Bill, during the hot debate at the Assembly.

However, the House failed to agree on the passage of the new Emirate Council Bill 2019, which was sent by Governor Ganduje to restore the four first-class emirates that were dissolved by a Kano high court

The Assembly members were said to have spent almost three hours in a secret session debating the bill but failed to reach an agreement.

It could be recalled that Kano state government had approved a fresh bill to restore the four emirates in Bichi, Rano Karaye and Gaya, after they were nullified by a Kano high court.

The House has adjourned the meeting till Thursday to continue debate on the issue.

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