The deposed Emir of Kano, Malam Sanusi II, has been banished to Nasarawa State, Daily Sun Online exclusively reports.
According to an inside source within the Kano Emirate Council, the embattled ex-Emir of Kano is being moved out of the palace of the Emir of Kano now.
He is being escorted by some palace officials and security personnel on his way to the airport to an undisclosed town in Nasarawa State.
Malam Sanusi was dethroned this morning by the Kano State government under the watch of Dr Abdulahi Ganduje.
It was gathered that the security operatives are heading to Nassarawa state where Sanusi will spend the rest of his life in asylum.
Before he was taken away, Sanusi was said to have been put under house arrest by the heavy security personnel of DSS, Police and Military.
The arrest was after the security operatives sealed off the Palace.
The source said security personnel have succeeded in taken the emir out of the place around 4:30 pm. “We are right now at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) on our way to Nasarawa state. It took us several hours to remove the emir from the palace.”
A visit to the palace indicated that a combined team of heavily armed security personnel from the State Security Service, Police, Civil defence and Army took over the palace shortly after the announcement of the removal of Sanusi.