The Emir of Zazzau in Kaduna State, Alhaji Shehu Idris is died. He was 84 years old.
He died in the early hours of Sunday, September 20, at an Army 44 Reference Hospital in Kaduna, where he was briefly admitted. The late Idris was installed as the 18th Emir of Zazzau in 1975 when he was 36 years old.
Personal Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Bashir Ahmad, confirmed the news.
“The Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji (Dr.) Shehu Idris died at the age of 84, he had been on the throne for over 40 years.
“May Allah (SWA) forgive all his shortcomings and grant him Jannah al-Firdaus,” Ahmad wrote on Twitter.