Zamfara long serving emir dies at 93

Written by on June 10, 2022

The  longest serving emir in Zamfara, Emir of Kwatarkwashi in Bungudu Local Government Area, Alhaji Ahmad Umar (Mai-Kwatarshi),  died on Thursday at 93, having been on the throne for 61 years.

The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, who disclosed this in a public announcement, said the emir died after a prolonged illness at 93.

Balarabe said his funeral prayer was conducted at 6:30 p.m.  in the historic town of Kwatarkwashi according to Islamic rites.

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