Gambari, Ahmed Zainab, Garba Shehu, Sirika Amongst Those Sent to Zaria for Late Emir’s Funeral

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a delegation of some of his cabinet members to Zaria, to attend the funeral of late Emir of Zazzau, Aljahi Shehu Idris.

His chief of Staff, Professor Gambari, Ministers of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Environment, Dr. Mahmud Mohammed and that of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and the President’s Spokesman, Garba Shehu were members of the delegation that departed on Sunday.

The late Emir’s corpse.

The delegates were received by the Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai at the School of Aviation in Zaria.

President Buhari had through his Chief of Staff, Gambari, said that the late Emir “has paid his dues to the nation.”

The late Emir.

On his part, Mr. El-Rufai said that the nation and the people of the State have lost a caring father and also expressed his gratitude to the President for sending a powerful delegation to honour the late Monarch.

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