Emir Of Zazzau: Kaduna State Government Cancels Appointment Process Of New Monarch

by on October 1, 2020

The Kaduna State Government has cancelled the initial process for the appointment of a new Emir of Zazzau.

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of in a tweet yesterday night said the cancellation was due to the exclusion of two interested applicants.

“Kingmakers of Zazzau Emirate are currently engaged in a fresh process to recommend candidates for the office of the 19th Fulani Emir of Zazzau. KDSG directed a new round of the selection process after cancelling the initial process, which excluded two interested applicants,” the Governor tweeted.

BREAKINGTIMES recalls that the kingmakers nominated three princes last Thursday, in a rigorous exercise was witnessed by top government and security officials El-Rufai himself dispatched.

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11 princes from the four dynasties of Zazzau emirate had declared their intention to succeed the late monarch, Shehu Idris, who died in his Zaria palace at 84 years of age.

The princes include Bashir Ahmad Nuhu Bammali (Magajin Garin Zazzau), Aminu (Iyan Zazzau), Aminu Shehu Idris (Turakin Zazzau), Muhammadu Munir Ja’afaru (Yariman Zazzau), Abdulkarim Aminu (Wanban Zazzau), Aminu Umaru Idris (Dangaladiman Zazzau), Bello Umaru Idris (Baraden Zazzau), Saidu àMailafiya (Ciroman Zazzau), Shitu Dikko (Dangaladiman Waziri Zazzau), Sambo Shehu Idris (Sarkin Kudun Zazzau), and Yusuf Shehu Idris (Sadaukin Zazzau).

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