The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa‘advert Abubakar, has mourned the demise of the Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Shehu Idris.
DAILY POST gartered that Idris, who till his dying, famously referred to as Sarkin Zazzau died on the weekend.
However, Abubakar, who’s the President Normal of Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), whereas reacting, famous that the demise of Idris was like a case of a falconer flying away and leaving the falcons behind.
Abubakar within the assertion signed by Alhaji Femi Abbas, Chairman, Media Committee of NSCIA commiserates with the household and the Zazzau Emirate.
He mentioned “It was one other breaking information throbbing the media waves, furiously, final Sunday morning (September 20, 2020), to announce the demise of one other frontline Nigerian Monarch.
“The announcement was that of the obituary of the Emir of Zaria, Alhaji Shehu Idris, who was famously referred to as Sarkin Zazzau.
“The demise of His Royal Highness was a case of a falconer flying away and leaving the falcons behind. He had been briefly sick and was taken to the 44 Military Reference Hospital, in Kaduna, the place he had the ultimate breath with which he departed the world with out bidding his household aurevoir.
“With the bewildering information of his demise from the media, the scroll of historical past was pressured to exchange its part with a brand new chapter that will quickly turn into a reference level in Nigeria’s 21st century.
“Life is a passage from the unknown to the unknown. The information of whence one emanated or whither one is sure is unknown usually within the presence of dying. However the testimony to the capabilities of this ephemeral passage that we name life is a matter of two visas. One visa is for an entry into it within the identify of beginning. The opposite is for an exit from it within the identify of dying.
“It’s not stunning, due to this fact, that the slipperiness of this passage is aware of neither distinction between female and male genders simply because it acknowledges neither royalty nor aristocracy.
“We’re all from Allah, and to Allah alone, we will all return. To the grasp womb through which the human palace known as grave is predicated, all human corpses are friends ready to be acquired with none baggage.
When dying involves strike with its invisible icy hand, all of the corpses that turn into its victims are dumped in that everlasting palace within the mega womb beneath the earth albeit in numerous manners and in numerous types.
“Now, coming to the flip of a bridge constructing Royal father, with out restraint, who else can escape the dragnet of that mysterious agent of future known as dying?
“With a heavy coronary heart of sorrow and a cloudy temper of mourning, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), below the management of its President Normal and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Dr. Muhammad Sa‘advert Abubakar, CFR, mni, hereby commiserates with the household and the Emirate of the late Sarkin Zazzau, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Shehu Idris, in addition to different Royal Fathers and your entire Nigerian Muslim Ummah, praying the Almighty Allah to repose his soul in good, everlasting bliss and grant everyone the fortitude with which to deal with any entailed agony. Inna lillah wa inna ilayhi raji‘un”.