Riot breaks out in Kano: We don’t want Sanusi as our Emir! (See Live Photo)
Majority of the residents in Kano are not impressed
with the new Emir of Kano, thus they have started a
The protest started at the Kofar Kudu area, near the
Emir’s palace when residents of the neighbouring
streets trooped out to the palace area in opposition
to the choice.
Tyres were set on fire and few roads blocked as they
shouted, “Ba muso, ba muso’’, meaning, “we don’t
want, we don’t want” in apparent reference to the
choice of Sanusi by the state government.
ThisDay reports that the road to Government House,
Kano, from former Silver Jubilee round-about has
been blocked by irate youths with motorists compelled
by youths to fix leaves to their windscreens.
Although security forces have been mobilised for
crowd dispersal, the riot is still ongoing.
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