Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris

Traditional royal gesture during Durbar 2015

The Emir of Zazzau and Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Traditional Ruler, Alhaji Shehu Idris, passed away at the age of 84, Allah Yar Harmu. Alhaji Shehu Idris, the 18th Fulani Emir of Zazzau was appointed on 15th February, 1975 and spent 45 years on the throne.

Emir Alhaji Shehu Idris entering palace in Zaria (compliments of Alhaji Dan Galidima)

The Zazzau, also known as the Zaria Emirate is a traditional state with headquarters in the city of Zaria, Kaduna State. Read about the 2015 Zaria-the Zazzau-Durbar : Here

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