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Shehu Idris, Emir of Zazzau is dead

…to be buried 5pm today

The Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Traditional Ruler, Alhaji Shehu Idris, is dead.

A traditional title holder, Wazirin Zazzau, Alhaji Ibrahim Aminu confirmed the death Sunday afternoon.

He said the Emir died in Kaduna on his way to London Hospital.

Son of the Emir, Aminu Shehu Idris, said his father passed on at the age of 84 after a protracted illness.

Alhaji Shehu Idris, the 18th Fulani Emir of Zazzau who was appointed on 15th February, 1975, spent 45 years on the throne.

According to Aminu, the late monarch had been battling with an undisclosed ailment for a decade “until this morning when death snatched him away.”

The late monarch left behind four wives, dozens of children and grand as well as great-grandchildren.

The burial of the first class monarch holds by 5pm on Sunday.

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