Deposed Emir Of Kano, Lamido Sanusi Departs Nasarawa For Abuja With El-Rufai After Court Order

Sanusi and El Rufai

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi, has departed Awe in Nasarawa State with the Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai.

Nasiru El-Rufai, had met with Sanusi at Awe on Friday afternoon and both men departed for Abuja shortly after.

This comes after a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja granted an interim order releasing Sanusi from detention.

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Justice Anwuli Chikere granted the order in line with the prayers on the exparte motion filed on behalf of the deposed Emir by Mr. Lateef Fagbemi SAN.

The former Emir had on Thursday approached the court seeking an interim order of the court directing his immediate release from detention.

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