By; BALA B. BITRUS, Minna
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has joined hordes of other well wishers to congratulate the new Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli.
In a message issued by his Chief Press Secretary, governor Sani Bello expressed optimism that the new Emir of Zazzau will bring to bear his experiences and exposure in the discharge of his new calling and duties as the chief custodian of his peoples culture and tradition.
Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli was on Wednesday confirmed the 19th Emir of Zazzau. He succeeds late Shehu Idris who died on Sunday, 20th September, 2020.
The grandfather of Nuhu Bamalli, Aliyu Dan Sidi was the fourteenth Emir of Zazzau. He is from the Mallawa ruling dynasty.
Nuhu Bamalli is ascending the throne of his grandfather 100 years after his grandfather had ruled the ancient Zazzau emirate.
Until his appointment as Emir of Zazzau, Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli held the title of Magajin Garin Zazzau and served as Nigeria’s ambassador to Thailand with concurrent accreditation to Myanmar.
At some times in the past, he was a Permanent Commissioner in the Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission.
The Emir also worked in banking industry as Executive Director. He also had a stint in acting capacity as Managing Director, Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company and was a staff of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Agency after which he moved to MTel, (now rested) as Head, Human Resources.
Born in 1966, Nuhu Bamalli studied Law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy and a Diploma in Organisational Leadership from Oxford University. ==//==