Emerging reports say that Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II has reportedly hired prominent lawyers to prevent his removal from his position as monarch.
According to the report, Sanusi has set up a legal team made up of at least three Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SANs) and other lawyers.
The lawyers are:
1. Lateef Fagbemi (SAN)
2. Kola Awodein (SAN)
3. A.B Mahmoud (SAN) president of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA)
Other top counsels who are yet to be named are also on the team.
The reports also claim that the legal team are already working on legal applications that are set to be filed in Kano High Court today, Wednesday, May 11.