From General Muhammadu Buhari, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, to General Abdulrahman Dambazau, Father Mathew Kuka, Hon Speaker Aminu Tambuwal, Sultan of Sokoto, and the Emir of Dutse, the guest list for the coronation of the 14th Emir of Kano was very impressive and they all graced the occasion with their precence. Even Kano city was wearing a new look as importnat personalities arrived for the grand event widely described as the “Century Great Coronation’’.
Emir Muhammad Sanusi II was confirmed officially under the Fulani Dynasty after he was presented with his staff of office by the king makers of the Emirate council signifying the official beginning of his time as the Emir of Kano. He was appointed the 14th Emir of Kano on June 8, 2014,following the death of Emir Alhaji Ado Bayero on June 6, 2014.
More dignitaries included Governors Ibrahim Gaidam, Kashim Shettima, Babangida Aliyu, Rabiu Kwankwaso who all converged at the newly-constructed Coronation Hall located in the Government House,