by Dolapo Adelana
The Emir of Kano, HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II has said he will not leave his throne to run for political office.
Sanusi said this on Monday while speaking at the Thomas Hodgkin Memorial Lecture, on the topic, “Tradition, Modernization and Reform: The Institution of Emir as Change Agent” (African History and Politics) at the Department of International Relations, Oxford University, United Kingdom.
Sharing details of the event on his Instagram page, Sanusi said he was asked by a member of the audience, if he would consider leaving his throne to run for office, to which he responded, “no”.
Dolapo is a writer and journalist who works with YNaija. He has interests in Christianity, politics and sports.