KADUNA STATE GOV, NASIR EL-RUFAI CONFIRMS DEATH OF EMIR ZAZZAU
The Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna State, His Highness, Alh (Dr) Shehu Idris CFR is dead. He died at 44 Military Hospital, Kaduna after a brief illness.
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai confirmed the death of the Emir in a statement made available to Brave Views
Read the statement below:
VERY SAD: It is with great sadness that I confirm the passing of the father of our state, His Highness Emir of Zazzau, Alh (Dr.) Shehu Idris CFR. He died at the 44 Military Hospital Kaduna today after a brief illness. Janazah prayer in Zaria is scheduled for 5pm in Sha Allah. All Covid-19 protocols to be complied with as much as possible during the funeral prayers and condolences.
I have informed the President Muhammdu Buhari, GCFR of the great loss and offered our condolences. The Chief of Staff to PMB, Prof Ibrahim Gambari will lead a Federal Government delegation to Zaria to condole with the family of His Royal Highness, Zazzau Emirate Council and the people of Zazzau Emirate and Kaduna State.
We have lost a rare gem, a source of wisdom and guidance and a true father of all. May Allah Grant his soul abode in Aljanna Firdaus. Amin.