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Jonathan mourns Emir of Gusau

06 March 2015, 14:32

Abuja - President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara State on the death of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Muhammad Kabir Dan Baba, Thisday reports.

Jonathan, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, noted that the late Emir was one of the longest serving traditional rulers in Nigeria, having been appointed District Head of Gusau in 1984 before being upgraded to Second Class Emir in 1997 and First Class Emir three years later.

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The President said he believed that the late Emir, who honoured him with the traditional title of Garkuwan Manoman Zamfara during his visit to Gusau on January 19 this year, would be missed by the people of Gusau whom he ruled with great wisdom and understanding for more than 30 years.

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