Kaduna govt to install new Emir of Zazzau November 9
NEWSMAN, Kaduna – Kaduna State government has urged residents of the state to turn out en masse and participate in the coronation ceremony of the new Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Ahmad Bamalli.
Bamalli is to be installed as the 19th emir of Zazzau on Nov. 9, at the Muhammadu Aminu Square, Race Course, GRA Zaria.
Chairman of the Central Working Committee for the installation ceremony, Alhaji Ja’afaru Sani made the call in a statement issued on Sunday in Kaduna.
Sani, who is also the state’s Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, said that arrangements had been concluded to facilitate smooth conduct of the installation ceremony.
While also urging the people to line up along the street starting from Tudun Wada to Kofar Doka areas of Zaria metropolis, to catch a glimpse of the new Emir and pay him homage, Sani said the new emir would host a special durbar as part of activities lined up to celebrate the installation.
The Commissioner enjoined the people of the state to pray for peace, unity, and prosperity of Zazzau Emirate and the state at large, News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reported.
Bamalli succeeds Shehu Idris, the 17th Fulani emir of Zazzau who reigned for 45 years before his death on September 20.
He is the first emir from the Mallawa ruling house in 100 years, following the demise in 1920 of his grandfather, Emir Dan Sidi.