The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II Defies Police Ban, Leads Sallah Durbar in Kano State

The Emir of Kano has defied the police ban, presiding over the advisory court in Kano State Kano, June 17, 2024 — In a landmark move against the Kano State Police Command, the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, on Sunday held a Sallah Darbar after Eid prayers, despite an earlier ban on such celebrations Celebrations immediately followed immediately after the Emir led the Eid prayers and gave a sermon at the Kofar Mata Jumuat Mosque. The heavy downpour forced the Eid prayers to be shifted from the traditional Eid venue to the mosque premises.

Highlights of the main event Eid Prayers: Amir led the mass Eid prayers at Kofar Mata Jumuat Mosque due to inclement weather which rendered the usual Eid venue unusable

Participation: State Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf and various government officials participated in the prayers along with the Emir. A combined law enforcement team was deployed to ensure security throughout the event. Traditional Durbar: After the prayers, Amir Sanusi mounted his horse and took his customary route to his residence, stopping now and then to receive greetings from the people gathered along the way and he gave respect Background and answers

The Kano State Police Command had earlier issued a directive banning Salah Durbar citing security concerns. The decision followed a joint security meeting aimed at mitigating any possible threats during the Eid celebrations.

Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf expressed his strong disapproval of the unilateral decision of the police, revealing that he was not consulted before the ban. Speaking on Sunday, the Kano state government expressed concern over the apparent disregard of the governor’s “proper instructions” by the police chiefs as the governor’s security chief

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