Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has made revelations concerning the late Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris.
Obasanjo mentioned he obtained all of the ‘assist’ he wanted on working the affairs of Nigeria from the late Emir
He famous that the reign of the previous Emir coincided with the interval he began authorities because the army Head of State and that when he got here again as President, the late Idris helped him tremendously.
Obasanjo acknowledged this in his condolence message within the three-day prayer for the late Alhaji Idris, on Wednesday in Zaria, NAN studies.
Based on him, he was in Zaria to not mourn, however have fun the late Emir whom he described as his good friend, assured and adviser.
Obasanjo mentioned: “I obtained from him all the assistance I wanted on working the affairs of this nation as greatest I can bear in mind.
“I bear in mind a specific drawback I had in Plateau, I had no one to assist me in meditation and reconciliation, finding out the age-long drawback, then I recalled him.
“The emir was a reconciliator and a person of peace; a person who confirmed no discrimination both ethnically, religiously or socially.”
Obasanjo added, “Whether or not we prefer it or not, quick or lengthy; ultimately, we now have to depart; my prayer is that the lifetime of peace he has lived and the peace that descended in Zazzau Emirate throughout his reign might proceed to pervade the Emirate, Kaduna State and the entire of Nigeria.”
Obasanjo and 5 State Governors had been among the many hundreds of people that participated within the three-day prayer for the late Emir.
Governors on the occasion had been, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Simon Lalong, Plateau; Abubakar Bello, Niger; Abubakar Badaru, Jigawa, and host Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai.
The prayer was carried out by the Chief Imam of Zazzau Emirate, Malam Kasim Dalhatu; Sani Aliyu, Limamin Kona, and Sarkin Ladanan Zazzau, Malam Yiskini amongst others.