…Describes late Emir “A detribalized personality.”
by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
The Yoruba Community Council of Kaduna State has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to commiserate with Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state, the Zazzau Emirate, emirs and council of chiefs Kaduna state and the entire people of Kaduna state over the demise of Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris.
A condolence statement issued in Kaduna, under leadership of its president, Alhaji Liadi Adeyinka Olapade, described the late Emir as the most detribalized Nigerian and centre of unity.
The statement, signed by Alhaji Liadi Durowade, publicity secretary for Yoruba Community Council, Kaduna state, also prayed to God to grant the family and entire people of Zaria, the fortitude to bear the great loss.
“We wish to condole with His Excellency the Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai, the family and entire people of Kaduna state over the passing away of our beloved father, His Royal Highness, the Emir of Zazzau, Alh. (Dr.) Shehu Idris. May Almighty Allah grant him Aljannah Firdaus and grant the family and the entire people of Zaria, the fortitude to bear the great loss,” it stated.