By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has advised the new Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli to be a leader of all.
Also, former National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi has called on the new Emir to deploy his wealth of experience to provide a purposeful leadership to both the Zazzau Emirate and the State Council of Chiefs at this challenging time.
Following the announcement on Wednesday, President Buhari, in a message by his Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Garba, Shehu, to the new Emir, said : “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.
Makarfi in a statement he personally signed said he was confident that the new Emir will be a roof large enough to accommodate all shades in the Zazzau Emirate and beyond
“I earnestly pray to Allah (SWT) to grant the Emir the energy, good health, perseverance and wisdom to discharge this onerous responsibility. I also pray for Allah’s continued guidance and protection for the Emir.
“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,” Makarfi stated.