The 19th Emir of Zazzau Emirate, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli has been presented with the staff of office by Kaduna state government.
The coronation of the new Emir, held at Muhammadu Aminu Square, Zaria’s polo club and field had in attendance dignitaries across the country.
The former Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand was appointed by Governor Nasir El-Rufai on October 7, 2020 following the demise of the 18th Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, who ruled for 45 years.
Prior to the appointment of Ambassador Bamalli as Emir on 7th of October, 2020, the Kingmakers had forwarded names of three Princes to the government of Kaduna state to choose the next amongst them.
Those selected by the Kingmakers were: Iyan Zazzau, Alhaji Bashar Aminu from the Katsinawa dynasty; Yariman Zazzau, Alhaji Muhammed Munnir Jafaru from Bare-bari dynasty and Turakin Zazzau, Alhaji Aminu Shehu Idris also from the Katsinawa dynasty.