Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Shehu Idris is dead.
The development was confirmed by former lawmaker representing Kaduna Central senatorial district, Shehu Sani.
Sani on his Twitter account expressed shock at the passing of Emir Idris, he described him as a titan of peace and bridge between religion.
His tweet read: “I received the shocking news of the demise of our Emir of Zaria HRH Alhaji Shehu Idris. We lost a unifying figure,a Titan of peace and an exemplar for tolerance.”
“He was a pillar of transformation and a Bridge between religion, culture and modernity. Inna lillahi wainna Illayhir rajiun.”