*says he was a paragon of virtue
By; IYOKPO J. EGBODO, Abuja
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase has said the nation has lost a paragon of virtue as he mourns the Emir of Zazzau, His Highness, Alhaji (Dr.) Shehu Idris, CFR.
Wase, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Umar Muhammad Puma on Sunday expressed regret the royal father passed on at a critical period in the history of the nation.
“I am deeply saddened as I join the people of Zazzau Emirate Council, the governor of Kaduna state, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai and the entire country to mourn the loss of our father and mentor, HRH, Alhaji (Dr) Shehu, who died at the Military Hospital, Kaduna on sunday afternoon.
“We have lost one of the illustrious traditional rulers, a loving father, a man of peace filled with wisdom and a paragon of virtue.
” He was a stabiliser and a virtuous man who ruled with the fear of God and contributed immensely to the development of his Emirate, Kaduna state and the nation at large”
“May Allah console the family he has left behind, the good people of Zazzau Emirate and Kaduna state over this unfortunate but inevitable occurrence.
“We cannot question Allah’s decision, but may Allah forgive all his wrongdoings while on earth and grant his soul abode in Aljanna Firdaus. Amin” , he said