ABUJA- NATIONAL Leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has urged the new Emir of Kano and former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi not to play politics with his present position.
According to PDP, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the new emir should note that he was not occupying the position for any political party in the country, just as it called for calm in Kano and urged the new Emir to take steps and unite his people.
In a congratulatory message by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh Monday, the party said, “The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the new Emir of Kano, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi on his inauguration, saying it will not play politics with the revered traditional institution.
Metuh who promised that the party will not play politics with the traditional institution said that the ” party “has an unflinching reverence for the traditional institution and in that regard extends the same reverence it had for the late Emir to Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi.”
“It however said it expects the new Emir to remain non-partisan deserving of the exalted and revered office, like his predecessor.
“The PDP holds the office of the Emir of Kano in very high esteem. We therefore give the new Emir our prayers and urge him to ensure that the sanctity of the throne and the traditional institution are absolutely guarded and preserved.
“We are very much aware that his status has changed and we pray the Almighty Allah, who alone confers authority, to grant him the wisdom and good health to lead his people to peace and prosperity.