Kaduna Government receives list of nominees for the Emir of Zazzau

The Kaduna State Government has received a list of nominees for the position of Emir of Zazzau which became vacant on Sunday September 25, after the death of Shehu Idris who was appointed in 1975.

In a statement released by Governor El-Rufai's spokesperson Muyiwa Adekeye, Balarabe Lawal, the secretary to the state government  said the selection process “is proceeding with the careful attention befitting such a momentous decision”. He said:

Lawal said; 

“Upon receipt of the correspondence from the commissioner, the SSG will avail the security agencies of the names on the shortlist for the necessary checks. It is the duty of the SSG to forward the recommendations and the associated security report to the Governor for his consideration." 

 “SSG stated that he can confirm that the report of the kingmakers has now been submitted to the Commissioner of Local Government, a step that will trigger the next sequence of events in the chain of reporting and security vetting.’’

The nominees are Alhaji Bashir Aminu, Iyan Zazzau, who scored 89 marks, Alhaji Muhammed Munnir Jafaru, Yariman Zazzau, with 87, and Alhaji Aminu Shehu Idris, Turakin Karamin Zazzau, who scored 53 marks. 

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