Tension grips Kano as Emir Sanusi, Bayero invite residents to Jumaat prayers at same mosque

There is heightened tension in Kano as the reinstated Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, has announced his readiness to lead the two rakat congregational prayers on Friday May 31, 2024 at the Emir’s palace mosque.

Also, the deposed Emir Ado Bayero has made similar announcement and declared his readiness to lead prayer at the same Mosque.

Emir Malam Muhammadu Sanusi II, who resides in the Palace, and is closer to the contending Mosque, made his announcement via a statement signed by Danburan Kano, Munir Sanusi Bayero.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II has been leading the Jumaat Prayers at the Palace Central Mosque as the Amir of the City, the statement explained.

The statement was issued Thursday night.

The statement by Danburan invited Kano residents to come and listen to the sermon to be delivered by the Emir Sanusi II.

However, another statement from an aide of the deposed Emir Bayero invited residents to join him at the Emir’s Palace Mosque to observe the Juma’at prayer.

It stated that the movement to the Emir’s Palace Mosque starts at 12.30 pm.