Though it is a great loss, thousands have gathered in Zaria to celebrate the fulfilling life of Late Dr. shehu Idris who was the Emir of Zazzau, Kaduna State.
He served for over six decades since his ascension into the throne in 1975. He died after a brief illness at the 44 Army Reference hospital, Kaduna state.
He was a wise man who offered great counsel, he was focused and was committed to the goals of improving health outcomes for our people, increasing school enrollment and creating peace and security in the state.
Dignitaries gathered from all over the state to affirm of his profound and heartfelt love for his people. The Governor of Kaduna state Nasir El-Rufai also graced this burial and he’s final words were;
“We have lost a rare gem, a source of wisdom and guidance and a true father of all. May Allah Grant his soul abode in Aljanna Firdaus. Amin.” – Nasir El-Rufai.