Kano State Home of Meeting has handed the Emirate Councils Modification Invoice 2020.
Speaker of the home, Abdulazeez Gafasa, presided over the plenary as lawmakers adopted the modification on Tuesday.
The Home had in 2019 accredited the creation of 4 extra Emirates.
The brand new councils are Gaya, Karaye, Rano and Bichi.
With the prevailing Kano Emirate Council, the variety of First Class Emirs at the moment are 5.
Majority Chief, Kabiru Dashi stated the modification made provisions for the Emir of Kano, to function Chairman of the Joint Council.
“Within the new legislation, the variety of kingmakers has additionally elevated from 4 to 5 members, to permit for a free and honest election of a brand new emir at any time when there’s a emptiness”, NAN quoted him as saying.
“We’ve 4 kingmakers in every of the Emirate Councils, within the case of loss of life or elimination. We try to keep away from a state of affairs the place two will help and two will reject.”
The brand new legislation gives a three-day deadline for the election of a brand new emir.
Additionally, the Council of Chiefs will henceforth be referred to as Council of Emirs.
Nonetheless, the Home accredited the appointment of Garba Shehu, as Govt Secretary, Kano State Training Growth Assist Fund.