Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, on Tuesday, summoned an emergency meeting with first class traditional rulers in the state.
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According to Daily Trust, the governor summoned the meeting to fashion out how to address the accommodation and upkeep of the deposed emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.
The report said emirs expected at the meeting are; the Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Dauda Bage (rtd) and Emir of Keffi, Shehu Chindo Yamusa III.
The publication quoted a source as saying that, “Actually, the deposed emir was scheduled to be exiled from Kano to Opanda town in Toto Local Government but there was a change of decision at the last minute.
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“Notable Nigerians like the Emir of Lafia, Justice Sidi Bage (rtd) personally met Governor Abdullahi Sule and requested for a change of location.
“Others who called the governor were Aliko Dangote and General Aliyu Gusau amongst others.”
It was learnt that Sule agreed that the deposed emir be exiled in Loko, which is said to be better than the initially proposed place.
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Loko town in Nasarawa Local Government Area of the state is said to be inhabited mainly by Fulani.
The Kano State government, led by Abdullahi Ganduje, on Monday, approved the immediate dethronement of Sanusi II, over what it called “his (Emir) total disrespect to lawful instructions from the office of the State Governor and other lawful authorities, including his persistent refusal to attend official meetings and programmes organised by the Government without any lawful justification which amount to total insubordination.”