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Emir of Zaria dies at 84

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Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Shehu Idris

Shuaib Sadiq
Alhaji Shehu Idris, the 18th Emir of Zazzau and the Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Chiefs is dead.

The Waziri of Zazzau, Malam Ibrahim Muhammad, confired the emir’s death to the News Agency of Nigeria in Zaria.

The Emir died at the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 84.

Shehu Idris was coronated the Emir of Zazzau on February 15, 1975, and has ruled Zazzau emirate for 45 years, before his death.

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