The Kano State Executive Council led by Gov Ganduje has unanimously approved the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Mallam Muhammad Sanusi 11 at a special sitting held today by the council.
The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said the removal was with immediate effect.
He said a new emir would be announced in due course.
He urged Kano people to remain calm and go about their normal businesses.
He was a former Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria.