The former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II, in his first visit to the North after dethronement arrived Kaduna on Sunday amidst fanfare.
Sanusi, on his arrival visited Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i, at Kaduna Government House.
LEADERSHIP observed that large crowd who lined on the roadside were waving ex-Emir Sanusi shouting ‘Sarki’
Although, a close aide of Sanusi, Dr. Suleiman Shinkafi said the former Emir would be in Kaduna for a week to receive visitors who had wanted to visit him in Lagos.
Earlier, Sanusi who was visiting Kaduna for the time since his dethronement, was received at the Airport were his admirers had gathered to welcome him.
The last time he was in Kaduna was during the celebration of the 60th birthday anniversary of governor El-Rufa’i.
According to Shinkafi, “since his dethronement, many people had wanted to visit him in Lagos. But the monarch decided to relieve them from the stress of travelling as far as Lagos.”
It learnt that, Sanusi will proceed to Sokoto to greet the Sultan, Muhammad Sa’ad and after leaving Sokoto he will move down to Azare, Katagum where his late grandfather, Muhammad Sanusi l stayed when he was deposed by late Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello.