- Nigerian leader President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to the death of Zamfara’s supreme monarch
- In a statement released on Friday, Buhari detailed the death of the Emir of Kotorkoshi in the state’s Bungudu LGA as a vacuum that cannot be filled
- Meanwhile, the late Ahmad Umar is the longest-reigning monarch in Zamfara, having spent 61 years has years on the throne, deceased after a long illness
President Muhammadu Buhari has long mourned the death of -servant Zamfara Monarch, Emir of Kwatarkwashi in Bungudu Local Administrative Region of the State, Alh. Ahmad Umar, Daily Trust reports.
The President described the death in a statement issued Friday June 10 by his spokesman Garba Shehu as a void that it was not can give filled.
The late Ahmad Umar is kind and caring, says Buhari.
President Buhari said, “A kind and caring ruler has left us,” adding that the late’s 61 years on the throne have witnessed the growth and development of his community , for which future generations will continue to appreciate him.
The President prayed for the rest of the soul of the deceased and urged the people of the Kingdom of Kwatarkwashi and Zamfara State in general to bear the loss steadfastly.
The senior Zamfara monarch dies after 61 years on the throne
Previously, the Zamfara state government announced the death of the emir of Kotorkoshi in the Bungudu Municipality of the State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar.
La te Ahmad Umar is undeniably the longest-serving monarch in Zamfara State, when he announced on March 17th came to the throne in 1961.
Buhari reag ed as terrorists kill several people at Ondo State Catholic Church
President Muhammadu Buhari denounced the heinous killing of worshipers Sunday at St. Francis Catholic Church, Owa-luwa Street, Owo Kingdom, Ondo State.
The President says that only fiends from the underworld could have conceived and carried out such a dastardly deed, adding that they eternal suffering awaits both here on earth and ultimately in the afterlife.
Buhari made the announcement in a statement made available by his Special Advisor for Media and Public Relations, Femi Adesina was provided.