BY CHARLES KUMOLU
KANO — THE Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, said the achievements of the immediate past governor of Kano State, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, prompted the Kano Emirate Council to appoint him as member and Sarduana Kano.
He also noted that this was done to make Shekarau contribute to decisions of the Emirate.
The Emir stated this when he received a delegation of friends and supporters of Shekarau led by Alhaji Hamza Usman Darma in his palace.
He said as governor, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau did much toward the upliftment of Islam and the social life of Kano people.
“This landmark achievements by the Sardauna was what prompted the Kano Emirate to appoint him member of the Kano Emirate so that he can as well contribute in all decisions of the Council for the betterment of the people of the state,” he noted.
He thanked the delegation for the visit and wished the Sardauna success in his endeavours.
Earlier, in his speach, the leader of the delegation, Alhaji Hamza Darma, said they were at the palace to thank the Emir on the appointment of Malam Ibrahim Shekarau as a member of Kano Emirate Council.
He assured the Emir of the group’s continued cooperation towards the maintenance of peace in the state.
The delegation comprise of relations, former Commissioners, Special Advisers and political associate of Malam Ibrahim Shekarau.