Stop sending condolences, we didn’t die— Yusra Sanusi reacts after father’s dethronement
Khadija Yusra Sanusi, daughter of the former emir of Kano, has urged her followers to stop sending condolences — in the wake of her father’s dethronement.
TheNewsGuru had reported earlier how Muhammadu Sanusi II, a sitting emir of Kano, was deposed by Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, for “disrespecting lawful instructions.”
Sharing her thoughts via her Twitter page, Yusra called on her followers to stop sending condolence messages as regards the development.
The dethroned emir’s daughter also claimed that she has been the one consoling her friends. She teased that she might end up charging for the therapy sessions she’s offering.
“Can you people please stop sending me ‘Innallillahi wa Inna ilayhir raji’un’ and ‘my condolences’? We did not die,” Yusra wrote in a flurry of tweets — which were deleted shortly after.
“Explain to me how I’ve been the one consoling my friends. I’m like ‘I’m sorry’. Allah ne yaso. Insha Allah hakan yaafi alheri. Just expect an invoice because I’m charging for these therapy sessions.”
‘Innallillahi wa Inna ilayhir raji’un’ is a Hausa proverb typically used when consoling a deceased person’s family. It roughly translates “from God we came, from God we shall return.”
Before the news of Sanusi’s dethroning broke out, Yusra had quoted her father as saying that he can be suspended as the emir but the truth can’t be concealed.
“You can suspend me, but you can’t suspend the truth.’ The man that raised me has never been afraid of letting go of power for the sake of integrity,” she wrote.