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PDP Mourns Passage Of Emir Of Zazzau, Wants FG To Immortalize Him



Alhaji Shehu Idris

By Daniel Dafe, Delta
The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has mourned the death of the highly revered Emir of Zazzau, His Royal Majesty, Alhaji Shehu Idris, saying that it is “an irreparable national loss.”

In an official statement via the party’s verified twitter handle, @OfficialPDPNig, Nigeria”s main opposition party described the late Emir “as an extraordinary and exceptionally loved monarch, who served his people with utmost dedication and spent his life in the pursuit of their happiness as well as the wellbeing and peaceful coexistence of all Nigerians.”

The statement added: “The late Emir of Zazzau was a selfless leader and outstanding nationalist, who made immeasurable sacrifices in his relentless roles towards the development and stability of our dear nation, and demonstrated that the essence of statesmanship is in employing its values to the advantage of others rather than the self.”

Continuing, PDP called on the Federal Government to take steps to further immortalize the late Emir, adding that a national monument should be named after him.

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Furthermore, the party commiserated with the Governor Nasir Elrufai and the government of Kaduna state; the family of the departed Emir as well as the good people of the Zazzau Emirate.

PDP prayed that those bereaved by the loss be consoled by God and wished the departed an eternal rest.


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