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Emir of Zazzau
The Emir of Zazzau (Zaria), Kaduna state, Alhaji Shehu Idris is dead at the age of 84 as reported by Thisday.
According to the source, the emir was said to have died on Sunday at the 44 Nigerian Army Referral Hospital, Kaduna following an undisclosed illness he had been battling with.
The late emir ascended the throne in 1975 as the 18th emir of Zazzau and he was the chairman of the Kaduna state council of traditional rulers until his death
He is survived by four wives, many children as well as grand and great grandchildren.
May God grant him eternal rest and console the royal family, relatives and friends