The former Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has welcomed a baby girl with his fourth wife, Sa’adatu Barkindo.
The arrival of the new baby was announced on social media by some of his fans on Thursday, November 10, 2022.
Muhammad Sanusi II and his wife, Sa’adatu Barkindo, got married in 2015.
The baby girl has been named Zainab Khausar. They welcomed their first child together on May 5, 2020.
Sanusi Lamido Sanusi who was a former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) was on March 9, 2022, dethroned as Emir by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
After he was dethroned he became the spiritual leader of the Tijanniyah Sufi order of Nigeria.
He has ruled out the possibility of entry into politics and is focusing his time on writing and academic pursuits.
He is a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford’s African Studies Centre, where he is set to publish a book about his role as central bank governor during the global financial crisis.
He also plans to write on Muslim law and cultural practices in northern Nigeria. In June 2021, Sanusi released a compendium of his articles from 1999 to 2005