A Kano High Court has granted an order preventing Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from taking any action to legitimize the four new emirates he created. The four new emirates are Rano, Bichi, Gaya and Karaye.

The order followed a suit filed by one Rabi’u Sule-Gwarzo challenging the decision of the governor to create the four additional emirates in the state.

The presiding Judge, Justice Nasiru Saminu gave an interim ruling directing all parties involved in the suit to maintain status quo pending the hearing and determination of the motion on notice.

Justice Saminu also gave an order directing the state governor and Government Printer to stop the publication and release of the law that created the four new emirates.

The Plaintiffs in the suit is Rabiu Sule-Gwarzo while Kano State House of Assembly Speaker is the first defendant, and Clerk of the Assembly is the third defendant and Governor Abdullahi Ganduje the fourth defendant.

The Judge fixed Wednesday, May 15th, for hearing of the motion on notice.