Immediate past Emir of Kano, came to Kaduna on Sunday where he held meeting with Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai…..
Edited byAbubakar Yusuf – August 24, 2020
A former Emir of Kano, Malam Mohammadu Sunusi II has visited Governor Nasiru Elrufai at the government house Kaduna.
Speaking shortly after receiving the emir, Governor Nasiru Elrufai said the former Emir was in Kaduna on a working visit and will spend one week.
Governor Elrufai explained that, Malam Mohammadu Sanusi II would receive briefings on the activities of Kaduna state Investment and Promotion Agency KADIPA and also to Interact with all agencies that are working to attract investment in the state.
It could be recalled that, Governor Nasiru Elrufai had appointed Mohammadu Sanusi II as Vice Chairman of Kaduna state Investment Promotion Agency Board day after Kano state government dethroned the Emir.
The appointment is part of the reconstitution of the board of KADIPA which is statutory chaired by the state Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe.
According to governor ElRufai, Kaduna state is lucky to have Malam Sanusi the II as the Vice Chairman Kaduna state Promotion Agency due to his wide global network, integrity and reputation which had been recognized within and outside the country.
“I’m very happy this afternoon, because my friend and brother his highness Mohammadu Sanusi II is here not only to visit me but to spend a week in Kaduna state.
Malam Nasiru Elrufai applauded the former Emir for choosing Kaduna state as the first place he visited since he relocated to Lagos.
The governor told the Emir that, his life was just the beginning “My hope and prayer is that, God will also give me the long life to be there for you until you reach your heights”
In a remark, the Former Emir of Kano, Malam Mohammadu Sanusi II, thanked Governor ElRufai for showing him through love
“Your excellency as the world knows, whenever I’m in need of friends, you are the first to show”
The former Emir told the governor that, he has already made up his mind that, insha Allah the day he step out of Lagos, Governor Nasiru Elrufai would be the first person he would visit.
He thanked the governor for standing by him and assured that he will do his best as Vice Chairman of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency (KADIPA) and Chancellor of the Kaduna State University.
He however prayed for lasting in peace in Kaduna and the country in general for economic development.