I have no strong views on the dethronement of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as there are more pressing important issues that should engage our attention, ranging from insecurity, to falling oil prices, and the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has taken the entire world by storm.
Why should the removal of Sanusi be our headache?
Sanusi was a Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, who turned the Office to a personal one, and donating public money like a Donatus all over the place. There was a time we used to know the CBN Governor by their photographs and signatures on Naira notes. He became part of the political machinery in 2014, telling lies about missing money that was not proven till date. It was all scripted for a regime change.
Sanusi would be remembered as a Progressive, who wanted Almajiri poverty solved by spending N5 billion, to renovate his Palace. Good riddance, to bad rubbish!!!
Clearly, he must have crossed some political lines, for his head to be chopped off by this vindictive government. He was part of them, and they have thrown him away, when they were done with him.
They must clearly not be comfortable with his hypocritical hard sermons, which were irritations in the ears of Northern establishments; but I never contemplated how he sang those songs comfortably, when he had not shown strong values in public Office himself. We remember all the extravagant contracts he awarded to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, as CBN Governor. Sanusi never practised what he preached.
He can go to court to challenge the deposition, but he should remember that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, is fond of rejecting court orders, openly.
Please can we talk about more important national issues please. I rest my case.