Police seek media support on Kano emirship tussle

The Kano state police Command has appealed to the media for support in navigating the complex emirship tussle in the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Usaini Gumel, made the call during a meeting with the heads of media organisations on Friday in Kano.

Gumel said the Command had received five different court orders from federal and state high courts regarding the emirship dispute and has forwarded them to the Minister of Justice for interpretation.

“I have forwarded the five court orders related to the emirship tussle to the Inspector-General of Police, who has subsequently contacted the Minister of Justice for clarification and interpretation.

“We are currently awaiting guidance on which order to comply with, as the conflicting court directives have created a complex situation.

“Once we receive the necessary interpretation, we will take appropriate action to resolve the emirship dispute in accordance with the law.”

Gumel lamented a radio station’s unprofessional reporting on the issue, urging the media to verify facts and balance their reports before disseminating them to the public.