President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned with the government and the good people of Kaduna State over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
In a condolence message signed by his Senior Special Assistant to the President Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu and to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, the government and people of Kaduna State, President Buhari
prayed to Allah to forgive the late Emir and grant his family and subjects the fortitude to bear the loss.
He said: “With the passing of Alhaji Shehu Idris, Nigeria has lost one of its longest reigning traditional monarchs whose contributions to the promotion of unity and peaceful coexistence among Nigerians cannot be forgotten for years to come.”
According to the President, ”The Emir of Zazzau who ascended to the throne in 1975, had used his long reign to serve his people with dedication and identified with their aspirations at all times.”