By Lawrence Olaoye
President Muhammad Buhari has felicitated with the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji (Dr.) Shehu Idris, who is commemoratinh the 45 years anniversary on the throne of his forefathers.
He described the foremost traditional ruler as “a symbol of peace, stability, unity and development of his people.”
According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President noted that the 18th Emir of Zazzau Emirate, and Chairman of the Kaduna State Council of Traditional Rulers, “remains not only a shining light and custodian of the culture of the Emirate, but also a revered monarch whose wise counsel to governments at the state and federal levels over the decades, remain invaluable and enduring.”
He urges Idris not to waver in his belief in the unity of his fatherland, but to do all within his power to ensure that his domain remains a model of peace.
He prayed that Almighty Allah will endow the longest-serving Emir of Zazzau with longer life and wisdom to enable him continue to serve his Emirate, society and humanity.