Hon. Baffa Babba ‘Emirates newly established were already in existence in the past’ says it will ensure security

– Hon. Baffa Babba has disclosed that newly established Emirates in Kano State had been in existence in the past

– He hinted the Emirates will ensure security in Kano

Following the creation of four more Emirates in Kano state by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje, the Majority leader of the Kano House of Assembly, Honourable Baffa Babba has disclosed that the newly established emirates were already in existence in the past during the Jihad time but was abolished.

Hon. Baffa Babba made this known during The State Of The Nation on Channels TV on Friday.

He added that the establishment of the four emirates by the Gov. Ganduje led state government is aimed at improving security in the state.

Hon. Baffa Babba said, “the emirates that are established now were in existence since the Jihad time, so it’s not a new thing, some interest came across and abolished these emirates which we had a lot of problem due to the abolition of the emirate.

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“Before, there was a better security network when we had the emirate in Kano. The Emirs will know who came to Kano, their ward, where are the people coming from, what their business is, are the visitors.

“But now, you will see that some people will be trooping into the state without this being checked. If this can be checked, there won’t be the problem of someone camping and start attacking people.”

Babba disclosed that the security situation in Kano state will improve with the powers given to the emirs to check all the excesses of people coming in.

“It is because of the failure of traditional institutions to be established and given the power to look at all affairs, especially in security.

“These institutions need to be rebuilt and put into the constitution of Nigeria and be given an absolute role, especially in terms of security, they have a better network.

“With this additional creation of emirate councils, the security situation of the state will improve by giving the powers to the emirs to check all the excesses of people coming in,” he added.

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