UPDATE: Sanusi II set to leave Awe as he gains freedom

By Bature Dan-Inni, Abuja

The dethroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi II has regained his freedom and is set to leave Awe, a town in Nasarawa state where he is currently staying.

The deposed Emir was taken to Awe in Nassarwa state after his dethronement by Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state on Monday.

Sanusi’s lawyers on Friday got a court injunction to release him from confinement in line with the Constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria.

Reports say that Sanusi’s luggage are currently being offloaded from the house to cars within his exile home in Awe.

Sanusi II, on Thursday instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from detention and confinement.

Recalled that, Sanusi II, on Thursday instituted a suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order for his release from detention and confinement.

It is said that Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufa’i who was visiting Sanusi will take the former emir along with him.

But no specific location is given as to where Sanusi will be staying when he left Awe town.