The 18th Emir of Zazzau Alhaji Shehu Idris is dead.
He died at the Nigerian Army Referral Hospital, Kaduna on Sunday.
His son, Sambo Shehu Idris confirmed the incident.
The late emirs funeral rites is expected to hold today at the Emirs palace in Zaria.
He was the Chairman of the Zazzau Emirate Council.
Senator Shehu Sani wrote via his twitter handle
That he was shocking when he received news of the demise Emir of Zaria Alhaji Shehu Idris.