Kano State Governor, Alhaji Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has admitted that he was under immense pressure for three days from different quarters over who should succeed the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero.
Kwankwaso disclosed this while presenting the letter of appointment to the new Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, in Government House, Kano, yesterday, saying all the contestants of the coveted seat were qualified.
But as the governor was speaking youths who had been angered over the choice of Sanusi continued their protest in the ancient city monday, forcing the closure of some private and public schools.
As the police in the city stood by, the youths also barricaded the roads round the emir’s palace preventing entry or exit from the seat of the emirate.
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