A chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Lawal Adamu Usman, has expressed his condolences with the People of Zazzau Emirate over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
Usman was the PDP senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central in the 2019 elections, he described the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris as a monumental loss.
Usman in a condolence message to Governor Nasir El-Rufai and people of Kaduna State, also commiserate with the entire people and government of Kaduna State on the death of one of the highest ranking and respected traditional rulers in Nigeria.
He noted that the late Emir will be remember as an accurate personification of peace whose inspiring presence and untiring efforts to keep the flames of unity in Nigeria alive was legendary.
According to him, “The late Emir was a passionate believer of the organic links between generations.
“As we join the nation in mourning, it is important to place on record our immeasurable gratitude to the late Emir, Alhaji Shehu Idris, whose leadership, sacrifice, statesmanship, patriotism and unwavering commitment to the interests of the people of Zazzau, of northern Nigerian, and citizens of Nigeria as a whole has few parallels.
“His successive in the northern and Nigerian leaderships drew inspiration from the life and works of the late Emir Idris, and we must strive, in all we do to live by the personal and social values and standards he lived and set for himself as citizen, subject and leader.
“He was always available for young people, and it is no exaggeration to say that the Nigeria lost a great statesman when he died, but the youth lost a mentor, a guardian, a living history and an embodiment of all the exemplary qualities young people should strive to achieve,” he said.
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