By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State chapter, has expressed shock on the demise of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
CAN Kaduna State said it commiserates with the family, the people of the Zauzau Emirate and the state as a whole over the death of Dr Shehu Idris.
A statement issued by Rev. John Joseph Hayab, CAN state chairman, said, “The late Emir left us at a very important time of rebuilding and restoring peace, love and friendship in our dear state, a role he has been playing as Emir over many years.”
CAN, he said, is praying to God to comfort his family, the Emirate and Kaduna state at a whole.
It would be recalled that the 18th Fulani Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, died on Sunday, 20th September, 2020, at the age of 84.
Reports have it that the monarch died at 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna around 11am Sunday morning.
It was confirmed that the late Emir developed some health issues on Friday, and was taken to the hospital where he died.