Coronation of new emir of Kano

Muhammadu Sanusi II, stands during his coronation as the 57th emir of the Kano Emirate in Nigeria on February 7, 2015. Sanusi, former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, was appointed emir of the ancient kingdom in 2014 after the death of his predecessor, Ado Bayero, who ruled for 51 years. (Photos by AMINU ABUBAKAR/AFP/Getty Images)


The emir speaks shortly after receiving the staff of office.

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