Kano Sets to Create Four New Emirates

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On Wednesday, May 8, the Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, approved the establishment of four new Emirates in Kano State.

This was preceded by the passing of the bill to create the additional Emirates, and its approval by the state Lawmakers, as well as the approval of the amendment of the local government and chieftaincy affairs on Wednesday.

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The new Emirates, Platinum.ng gathered, are to be situated in Rano, Gaya, Karaya and Bichi.

The House saw that the creation of more Emirates will assist in conflict resolution, job creation, dispute settlement, among others, after a motion for the approval was presented by the Majority Leader, Baffa Babba.

With this development, the powers of the Emir of Kano and the entire Kano Emirate is decentralised.