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Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by CastedDude: 9:00am On Feb 03, 2018
A man has revealed his surprise after visiting the library located in the Palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. According to him, the massive living room which doubles as a library - is not only gorgeous but a forest of books. According to reports, the Emir still has close to 14,000 collections in his house in London that he is planning to bring back home in Kano state.

Read what Nur Habib shared online after his visit to the exquisite library;

I left the Emir's Palace here in Kano at about 9:35 pm. I went with my uncle and cousin this time around. And I went into sections of the Palace that I have never been to before. It was beautiful, especially at night. The renovations and reconstructions some grumbled about are well worth it in my humble opinion.

We met the King in his new library at the Palace. A very exquisitely furnished large room with the most beautiful wood panelling and chandeliers I have ever seen. There were shelves on two sides of the room filled from the floor to the ceiling with books.

Remember that family law he proposed one time? Well, the issue came up as His Highness rose to get a copy of a book on Islamic jurisprudence written ages ago where the recommended minimum age for marriage was surprisingly specified at 18. He then read from another book that listed the different age limits for marriage for both males and females in several Middle-eastern countries and across different Islamic sects.

He said that he is still insisting that the minimum age limit can be debated, ranging between 15, 16 and so on, as many scholars argued for, but that he still prefers it to be set at 18 years old. But to insist that the institution of marriage cannot be regulated is not only disingenuous but absurd.

The King then recounted a conversation he once had with a prominent scholar here in Kano where the Malam told His Highness that the problem with introducing something as new as the King is proposing is that the people will not welcome it. That they will "talk".

The Emir laughed, as did we, when he said he replied the Malam saying that what will the people say other than what people like him tell them? If he tells them to accept it, they will not resist. Likewise, if he also tells them to reject it then that is what they'll do. Scholars have that power here. Sometimes more power than the government even.

Anyway, work is still ongoing. The law is still being fine-tuned and all the different sides will meet up once again to find a final way forward.

He even added that the Governor of Jigawa told him that they are already very willing to implement such a family law there.

Discussions moved on to other subjects as I continued to marvel at the elegant beauty of His Highness' marvellous library. And I thought to myself, wait o, this man is equally a scholar himself. He is not just aping or making noise but he actually knows what he is talking about from the perspectives of religion, culture and the law.

Another thing meeting him today reminded me of is that he is quite tall too. You don't really see it on TV or in pictures. Or when he's seated in all his kingly regalia on a throne.

One last thing that he did that I found extremely remarkable was how he quickly recognized me. The first and last time I visited and met the Emir in private was sometime early or mid last year, I can't remember when precisely but I did make a post about it here. We had a brief conversation after I had introduced myself and I haven't met with the Emir one on one ever since.

Yet, the man recognized me almost instantly. Considering the volume of faces he comes across almost on a daily basis, I found this to be very impressive. What a memory.


Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2018/02/pictures-of-emir-of-kano-lamido-sanusis-library.html

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by CastedDude: 9:01am On Feb 03, 2018

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by CastedDude: 9:01am On Feb 03, 2018
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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by ojun50(m): 9:03am On Feb 03, 2018
Buhari will leave come 2019

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Nobody: 9:03am On Feb 03, 2018
CastedDude:
cc; lalasticlala
Mtcheww

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Sojebrand(m): 9:03am On Feb 03, 2018
Nice
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Nobody: 9:05am On Feb 03, 2018
This is impressive.

It's rare to see someone from there this brilliant and perhaps intelligent

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Luckylife(m): 9:09am On Feb 03, 2018
After reading or storing up all the books he come across in his library but still support ancients mode of roaming and grassing of cattle at the present time that mean all his readings are in a shithole and babadas .

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by efepro(m): 9:14am On Feb 03, 2018
No Wonder, he(Sanusi) is the only northerner with brain. The rest are cows.

If only that clueless, Daura, deaf old man invested in Education like this, Nigeria would be a little better than it is now.

Instead, he choose his people & cows over Nigeria.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by efepro(m): 9:37am On Feb 03, 2018
Luckylife:
After reading or storing up all the books he come across in his library but still support ancients mode of roaming and grassing of cattle at the present time that mean all his readings are in a shithole and babadas .

Sanusi is no like every other core Northerner/Muslim. He's very intelligent and doesn't reason like cow like some Northern leaders.

He has been blasting Northern leaders, adding that they are the cause of poverty in the North.

In one of his statements he said the abhorrence of Western education in the name of practicing Islam has doomed northern part of Nigeria into becoming the poorest region in the country.

Sanusi doesn't support marrying many wives or many children if you can't train them.

“Of what benefit is it to the north, having three million children roaming about?”
“Other Muslim countries have pushed on.
“We are fighting culture, we are fighting civilisation...- Sanusi

I respect Sanusi, the Only Northerner with brain.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by emeijeh(m): 9:49am On Feb 03, 2018
Nice.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by CrispySun(m): 9:50am On Feb 03, 2018
My dream library.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by bjayx: 9:55am On Feb 03, 2018
Buhari must go...

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by babdap: 10:05am On Feb 03, 2018
Are you telling me that Buhari, IBB, Atiku are all cows

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Nobody: 10:12am On Feb 03, 2018
FortifiedCity:
This is impressive.

It's rare to see someone from there this brilliant and perhaps intelligent

You guys are very funny wallahi, so you are still thinking that only few Northerners are literates. This is the 21st century, you guys need to wake up.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Luckylife(m): 10:59am On Feb 03, 2018
efepro:


Sanusi is no like every other core Northerner/Muslim. He's very intelligent and doesn't reason like cow like some Northern leaders.

He has been blasting Northern leaders, adding that they are the cause of poverty in the North.

In one of his statements he said the abhorrence of Western education in the name of practicing Islam has doomed northern part of Nigeria into becoming the poorest region in the country.

Sanusi doesn't support marrying many wives or many children if you can't train them.

“Of what benefit is it to the north, having three million children roaming about?”
“Other Muslim countries have pushed on.
“We are fighting culture, we are fighting civilisation...- Sanusi

I respect Sanusi, the Only Northerner with brain.
Emir Sanusi lied defending Fulani herdsmen - CAN - Daily Post ...
dailypost.ng › News

Sultan and I are Miyetti Allah's patrons, says Sanusi – Punch ...
punchng.com › sultan-and-i-are-miyetti-...

Sanusi: Over 800 Fulani were murdered in one weekend but ...
https://www.icirnigeria.org › sanusi-over-...

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by americanson: 12:18pm On Feb 03, 2018
Luckylife:

Emir Sanusi lied defending Fulani herdsmen - CAN - Daily Post ...
dailypost.ng › News

Sultan and I are Miyetti Allah's patrons, says Sanusi – Punch ...
punchng.com › sultan-and-i-are-miyetti-...

Sanusi: Over 800 Fulani were murdered in one weekend but ...
https://www.icirnigeria.org › sanusi-over-...

If only you know the forces in this country. We are in bondage. They clipped his wing last year when he went on rampage attacking the North. Someone that they almost dethroned cos of that? Leave story.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by DeRuggedProf: 1:17pm On Feb 03, 2018
No wonder he has become confused..... grin

Recently sounding more Jihadistically than intellectually loaded....

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by BruncleZuma: 1:19pm On Feb 03, 2018
What good are books when you are not reading them...

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by obi4eze(m): 1:20pm On Feb 03, 2018
angry
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by jericco1(m): 1:20pm On Feb 03, 2018
readers on a normal day are readers. unlike some people.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by martineverest(m): 1:20pm On Feb 03, 2018
efepro:
No Wonder, he(Sanusi) is the only northerner with brain. The rest are cows.

If only that clueless, Daura, deaf old man invested in Education like this, Nigeria would be a little better than it is now.

Instead, he choose his people & cows over Nigeria.


this is so rude of u...

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by AuroraB(f): 1:21pm On Feb 03, 2018
FortifiedCity:
This is impressive.

It's rare to see someone from there this brilliant and perhaps intelligent
There are erudite Northerners. They mostly don't speak out.

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by OboOlora(f): 1:21pm On Feb 03, 2018
OK
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by exlinkleads(f): 1:26pm On Feb 03, 2018
And yet person wey no sabi read the rule u

Chai


Smh
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by DeRuggedProf: 1:26pm On Feb 03, 2018
efepro:


Sanusi is no like every other core Northerner/Muslim. He's very intelligent and doesn't reason like cow like some Northern leaders.

He has been blasting Northern leaders, adding that they are the cause of poverty in the North.

In one of his statements he said the abhorrence of Western education in the name of practicing Islam has doomed northern part of Nigeria into becoming the poorest region in the country.

Sanusi doesn't support marrying many wives or many children if you can't train them.

“Of what benefit is it to the north, having three million children roaming about?”
“Other Muslim countries have pushed on.
“We are fighting culture, we are fighting civilisation...- Sanusi

I respect Sanusi, the Only Northerner with brain.

When the governor sneezed, this emir caught severe cold.
Emir without real balls...
I thank Dangote and others for saving that seat for him so that he can use it to promote Fulani supremacy and herdsmen brutality...
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by phreakabit(m): 1:31pm On Feb 03, 2018
But them no dey like read. So, wouldn't it have been better to use the money in mass procurement of okada or malu?
Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by BTT(m): 1:31pm On Feb 03, 2018
Readers are leaders.

Even though I am no fan of SLS, if he uses this library for intellectual purpose, then he must truly be worth his onions.

Like I say, if you have one page of every book you own in your head, the word would be a better place

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by Born2Breed(f): 1:31pm On Feb 03, 2018
CastedDude:
A man has revealed his surprise after visiting the library located in the Palace of the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II. According to him, the massive living room which doubles as a library - is not only gorgeous but a forest of books. According to reports, the Emir still has close to 14,000 collections in his house in London that he is planning to bring back home in Kano state.

Read what Nur Habib shared online after his visit to the exquisite library;

I left the Emir's Palace here in Kano at about 9:35 pm. I went with my uncle and cousin this time around. And I went into sections of the Palace that I have never been to before. It was beautiful, especially at night. The renovations and reconstructions some grumbled about are well worth it in my humble opinion.

We met the King in his new library at the Palace. A very exquisitely furnished large room with the most beautiful wood panelling and chandeliers I have ever seen. There were shelves on two sides of the room filled from the floor to the ceiling with books.

Remember that family law he proposed one time? Well, the issue came up as His Highness rose to get a copy of a book on Islamic jurisprudence written ages ago where the recommended minimum age for marriage was surprisingly specified at 18. He then read from another book that listed the different age limits for marriage for both males and females in several Middle-eastern countries and across different Islamic sects.

He said that he is still insisting that the minimum age limit can be debated, ranging between 15, 16 and so on, as many scholars argued for, but that he still prefers it to be set at 18 years old. But to insist that the institution of marriage cannot be regulated is not only disingenuous but absurd.

The King then recounted a conversation he once had with a prominent scholar here in Kano where the Malam told His Highness that the problem with introducing something as new as the King is proposing is that the people will not welcome it. That they will "talk".

The Emir laughed, as did we, when he said he replied the Malam saying that what will the people say other than what people like him tell them? If he tells them to accept it, they will not resist. Likewise, if he also tells them to reject it then that is what they'll do. Scholars have that power here. Sometimes more power than the government even.

Anyway, work is still ongoing. The law is still being fine-tuned and all the different sides will meet up once again to find a final way forward.

He even added that the Governor of Jigawa told him that they are already very willing to implement such a family law there.

Discussions moved on to other subjects as I continued to marvel at the elegant beauty of His Highness' marvellous library. And I thought to myself, wait o, this man is equally a scholar himself. He is not just aping or making noise but he actually knows what he is talking about from the perspectives of religion, culture and the law.

Another thing meeting him today reminded me of is that he is quite tall too. You don't really see it on TV or in pictures. Or when he's seated in all his kingly regalia on a throne.

One last thing that he did that I found extremely remarkable was how he quickly recognized me. The first and last time I visited and met the Emir in private was sometime early or mid last year, I can't remember when precisely but I did make a post about it here. We had a brief conversation after I had introduced myself and I haven't met with the Emir one on one ever since.

Yet, the man recognized me almost instantly. Considering the volume of faces he comes across almost on a daily basis, I found this to be very impressive. What a memory.


Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2018/02/pictures-of-emir-of-kano-lamido-sanusis-library.html




The Emir laughed, as did we, when he said he replied the Malam saying that what will the people say other than what people like him tell them? If he tells them to accept it, they will not resist. Likewise, if he also tells them to reject it then that is what they'll do. Scholars have that power here. Sometimes more power than the government even

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Re: Man Who Visited Emir Sanusi’s Library In Kano Is Shocked (Photos) by jrusky(m): 1:32pm On Feb 03, 2018
Pls what is the sense in these? Because to what benefit is the library when the owner practise child marriage, when the owner still belief fulani herdsmen has the right to forcefully graze people's farm and kill them for resisting pls what has he learned from the craps books he packed and called his library? Absolutely nothing.

Pls next topic this topic is off topic because the main player has the ball but don't practise football so it's of no use to no one.

Pls free us here.

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