Longest Reigning Nigerian Emir, Ahmad Umar Dies At 93 (Photo)

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    The Emir of Kwatarkwashi in Bungudu Local Government Area, Alhaji Ahmad Umar (Mai-Kwatarshi) is dead.

    The late monarch was the longest serving emir in North western Nigerian state of Zamfara.

    He died on Thursday at 93, having been on the throne for 61 years.

    The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe, who disclosed this in a public announcement, said the emir died after a prolonged illness.

    Balarabe said Umar’s funeral prayer was conducted at 6:30 p.m. in the historic town of Kwatarkwashi according to Islamic rites.

    Mai Kwatarkwashi was crowned by Sultan Abubakar III on March 17, 1961 and died in his palace.

    Until his death, he was the eldest Emir in Zamfara State having spent 61 years on the throne.

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