Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamosi of Kano High Court on Monday dismisses Kano Kingmakers suit challenging the creating four new emirates and appointment of first-class Emirs.
INFOMEDIA recalled that four Kingmakers that instituted the suit are Madakin Kano, District head of Dawakintofa, Yusuf Nabahani; Makaman Kano, District head of Wudil, Abdullahi Sarki-Ibrahim; Sarkin Dawaki Mai Tuta, District head of Gabasawa, Bello Abubakar and Sarkin Ban Kano, District head of Dambatta, Mukhtar Adnan.
The defendants in the suit are Kano State Government, the Governor, the Speaker of the Kano House of Assembly, the Kano House of Assembly and the Attorney General of Kano State. Also included are the new emirs: Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; emir of Karaye, Alhaji Ibrahim Abubakar; emir of Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar and Emir of Gaya, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir.
At the resumption of the trial on Monday, Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamosi in his ruling said the suit has been overtaken by event as the law creating the emirates has been quashed with the judgment of Justice Usman Na’aba on November 21 that nullified the creation of the emirates.
Reacting to the judgement, Counsel for the plaintiffs Barr. Sagir Gezawa said they will study the ruling and consult before taking the next action.
Also, the defence Counsel, Barr. Ibrahim Muktar expressed happiness over the ruling noting that they were not surprised with the judgement.