By Kazeem Ugbodaga
The new Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli broke 100 years jinx to ascend to the throne on Wednesday.
He made history by becoming the first emir from the Mallawa ruling house in 100 years.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai approved Bamalli’s appointment as the new Emir of Zazzau on Wednesday, succeeding HRH Alh. (Dr.) Shehu Idris who died on Sunday, 20th September 2020, after reigning for 45 years.
President Muhammadu Buhari has hailed that feat and congratulated him on his ascension to the throne.
Buhari, in a message congratulated the new Emir and advised him to be the leader of all.
Buhari said in a message to the new Emir: “I congratulate you on making history by becoming the first emir from the Mallawa ruling house in 100 years. You deserve the appointment and I am confident you will justify the confidence reposed in you.”
According to the President, “While you bask in the glory of the moment, I want you to be the leader to all and treat all your people fairly in the performance of your duties.”
“This is a challenging moment and therefore, I want you to use this opportunity to unite all members of the ruling houses for the interest of your people,” he advised Amb. Bamalli.
“May Allah grant you wisdom and guidance in the discharge of this responsibility,” President Buhari prayed for the new Emir.