Aminu Ado Bayero became the 15th Emir of Kano after ascending the throne on March 9, 2020, following the deposition of Muhammad Sanusi II by Abdullahi Ganduje, the executive governor of Kano State.
Prior to his being crowned as Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero was among the four new emirate councils by the Ganduje government. Governor Ganduje earlier appointed Emir Sanusi as the first chairman of the newly-formed State Council of Chiefs, before dethroning him in an unanimous decision of members of the State Executive Council over alleged insubordination, refusal to attend official meetings and breach of Kano Emirate Law.
We’d be seeing Aminu Ado Bayero’s biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, parents, wife, children, education, businesses, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and everything else you’d love to know about him.
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Aminu Ado Bayero Profile
Before we continue, here’s a quick run down on Aminu Ado Bayero’s biography and a few things you’d love to know about him:
Full name: Aminu Ado Bayero
Date of birth: 1961
Place of birth: Kano
Parents: Ado Bayero (father)
State of origin: Kano State
Religion: Sunni Islam
Reign: 9 March 2020 – present
Aminu Ado Bayero Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life And Family
Aminu Ado Bayero is the second son of Ado Bayero, the 13th Emir of Kano. His father, Alhaji Dr. Ado Abdullahi Bayero reigned from 1963 till his death in 2014.
Prior to becoming Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero worked as a public relations officer at Kabo Air. He later became a flight engineer.
Aminu Ado Bayero had his early primary education at Kofar Kudu Primary School, before proceeding to Government Secondary School, Birnin Kudu.
After completing his secondary education, Bayero gained admission to study at Bayero University Kano where he obtained a degree in Mass Communication. He also went to Flying College, Oakland, California, US before returning back to Nigerian to undergo the compulsory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) at the Nigeria Television Authority, Makurdi.
After completing his NYSC, Bayero began working as a public relations officer at Kabo Air, before becoming a flight engineer. In 1990, Aminu’s father, Ado Bayero appointed him Dan Majen Kano and district head of Dala.
The same year, he was promoted to Turakin Kano and to Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida Kano in 2000. Prior to being crowned as Emir, Bayero also served as the chairman of the Kano emirate durbar committee.
In 2014, Muhammad Sanusi II (the just dethroned Emir) promoted Bayero to Wamban Kano, thereby, transferring him from Dala to Kano municipal where he succeeded Galadiman Kano, Alhaji Tijani Hashim as the district head.
In June 2017, Sanusi suspended Bashir Ado Bayero, Aminu Ado Bayero’s brother, as district head of Takai local government, for alleged disloyalty.
In 2019, Aminu Ado Bayero was appointed Emir of Bichi by Abdullahi Ganduje, the Executive Governor of Kano State.
Titles and engagement
In 1990, he was appointed Dan Majen Kano and district head of Dala by his father, Ado Bayero, before being promoted to Dan Buram Kano in October of the same year. In 1992, he was promoted to Turakin Kano and to Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida Kano in 2000. He also served as the chairman of the Kano emirate durbar committee.
In 2014, the then emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, promoted him to Wamban Kano, thereby, transferring him from Dala to Kano municipal where he succeeded Galadiman Kano, Alhaji Tijani Hashim as the district head. In 2019, he was appointed emir of Bichi by the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Emir of Kano
He ascended the throne on 9 March 2020, following the deposition of his nephew Muhammad Sanusi II by the Governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
Aminu Ado Bayero Net Worth
Aminu Ado Bayero is still new to the throne so we’re yet to estimate his net worth. He has however held different traditional titles in the last three decades.
In 1990, he was appointed Danmajen Kano; later he became Danburan Kano, then Turakin Kano to Sarkin Dawakin Tsakar Gida and finally to Wamban Kano.
Social Media Handles
There are so many accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook posing to be Bayero’s but none has been proven to belong to him.
We’d update you when we get information on his official handles, but till then, discard the tweets and posts from the fake accounts all around the web.
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