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Before the imperialists interrupted traditional systems of govt, Kings reigned supreme & were next only to God.

Interruptions were not only done by imperialists, kingdoms invaded & dominated other kingdoms leading to wars, displacements, slavery
For Nigeria, the British Indirect Rule preserved traditional institutions but watered down their powers extensively, making them 'figure heads'.

The current reality is that an Oba, Kabiyesi, Obong, Sultan, Olu or Emir is entitled to ONE VOTE
What then is responsible for the reactions to the removal of Emir Sanusi II?
His personality?
Our emotional attachments to traditional institutions?
Our true desire for right over wrong?
The perception of corruption on the Chief Antagonist, 'Dollar-Man'?
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#Gandollars presents new Emir #Bayero of Kano state to #Buhari & Kyari at d statehouse after deposing & banishing Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi #SLS. See Emir Bayero bowing to greet Buhari. A big disgrace & desecration of d royalty
Pic 1 Emir Bayero
Pic 2 Emir Sanusi
Now, see @atiku, a man of honor & respect for the #Nigeria revered traditional institutions. That's how to treat royalty. #Respect!
Pic 1. @atiku & Obi of #Onitsha
Pic 2. @atiku & Ooni of #Ife
Pic 3. @atiku & #SanusiLamido
Former #British Prime minister, Theresa #May greeting the queen. Now, that's respect to royalty. #Buhari wants everyone to worship him while he worships cow according to #Shekau. They prefer #Bayero because he is going to be their Yes Yes man
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