bauchi-emirFew hours after the pronouncement of the appointment of the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Sulaiman as the 11th Emir of Misau, Bauchi by the state government, some youth went on rampage setting some properties ablaze.
Nigerian Pilot gathered that immediately after the announcement of the name of the new Emir, some aggrieved youth around 12noon yesterday went on rampage, setting vehicles and part of the Emir’s palace ablaze to register their displeasure with the appointment, until the police use teargas to disperse the protesters.
The incident has forced the state government to impose a 24-hour curfew to check the situation.
The Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman as the new Emir of Misau. He was appointed SSG on 3rd July 2015 by the present administration the position he held in 1996– 1999.
Appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Sulaiman as the 11th Emir of Misau came after the death of the Alhaji Muhammadu Manga, the 10th Emir of Misau who died in 17th August 2015 as was contained in a press statement issued by the Permanent Secretary Political Affairs, Hashimu Yakubu,
“Alhaji Suleiman became permanent secretary in 1984 and worked in various Ministries, Departments, Agencies of Bauchi state Government. He was appointed as secretary to the state Government and Head of Service from1996 to 1999, he held various political appointments which includes Chairman Local Government Service Commission, Chairman Special Schools Management Board.
Meanwhile, Governor Abubakar has also approved the appointment of the former Special Adviser on Civil Service matters Alhaji Bello Shehu Illelah mni as the new Secretary to the State Government. He replaced Alhaji Ahmed Suleiman who was appointed as the 11th Emir of Misau.
Meanwhile, the Police Public Relations Officer of the state police command, DSP Haruna Muhammad has confirmed the development, saying some youth went on rampage burning tyres on the street but police swung into action by arresting some suspects.
He confirmed that normalcy has since returned in the area, as people are going about with their businesses.

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