The new Emir of Kano Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has finally entered into the Emir palace to begin his ascension to the throne as the Emir of Kano.
Sanusi arrived the palace lateafternoon on Friday from the Kano government house that had served as his abode.
Upon arrival at the palace, the new emir conducted the late afternoon Asr prayer inside the palace mosque and was received by hundreds of joyous subjects in the palace.
Sanusi departed the Governor’s lodge in Kano around 3.30pm after conducting the Friday Jummaa’t prayers and the 7th day Fidau prayer for the late Emir, Ado Bayero.
A continent of curiously a contingent of policemen accompanied Mr. Sanusi well wishers, supporters and palace guards.
Sanusi, who was driven into the palace in the official vehicles of the emirate successfully entered into the palace through brand new gate, specifically erected for his entry as part of an age-old tradition.
The palace guard then unleashed a series of gunshots to mark his entry into the palace.
The Emir has since returned to the Government House.