Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, has appointed new emirs in the state.
The appointment comes 48 hours after he assented to a bill to break up Kano emirate into five.
Aminu Ado Bayero, one of the sons of the former emir of Kano, has been named the monarch in charge of Bichi emirate.
Confirming the development, Muhammad Garba, commissioner for information, said the new emirs would receive their letters of appointment at Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday.
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