The Kano State Government has announced the appointment of Aminu Bayero as the new Emir of Kano to replace Sanusi Muhammadu.
Mr Bayero, son of late Emir Ado Bayero, was until his appointment the emir of Bichi, one of the controversial new Emirates created by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
This comes few hours after the dethronement of the Kano emir, Muhammadu Sanusi.
Secretary to the government of the state, Usman Alhaji made the announcement accompanied by the four Kano Emirate kingmakers at the Kano Government House on Monday.
Mean while unconfirmed reports have it that the former Emir has been flown out of the State.