President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of two leading members of the Zazzau Emirate in Kaduna State.
He described the deaths as double tragedy.
In a message on Friday, January 1, President Buhari said the death of the Iyan Zazzau, Alhaji Bashir Aminu and Talban Zazzau, Abubakar Pate came to him as a shock.
According to the statement issued by a presidential aide, Garba Shehu, Buhari expressed sadness over the tragedy and condoled the families of the departed prices.
He said: ”The death of such two prominent figures in Zazzau Emirate comes to me as a rude shock not long after the death of former Emir Shehu Idris.
“I wish to extend my deepest and heartfelt sympathies to the families of the two leaders, the Zazzau Emirate Council, the government and people of Kaduna State.”
The presidency also stated that a ministerial-level delegation has been dispatched to visit the palace on behalf of Buhari.
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