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Kaduna government declares 3 days mourning for late Emir of ZazzauNigeria

Kaduna government declares 3 days mourning for late Emir of ZazzauNigeria
The Special Adviser to the Gov. Nasir el-Rufai on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, announced this in a statement on Monday.

The Kaduna State Government has declared three days mourning for the late Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.NAN reports that the late monarch who was the 18th Emir of Zazzau, was the Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Chiefs.Shehu Idris was coronated the Emir of Zazzau on Feb.Also at the palace was the Emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero, and heads of military and paramilitary formations in Kaduna state.

Among those in attendance were El-Rufai, Secretary to the State Government, Balarabe Lawal-Abbas, Speaker of the State Assembly, Yusuf Zailani and other top government functionaries.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the emir died at the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna on Sunday at the age of 84.

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