Alhaji Shehu Idris, the Emir of Zaria, is dead.
Former Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani confirmed his death on Sunday via his verified Twitter account.
Sani expressed shock at the passing of Emir Idris, describing him as a titan of peace and bridge between religion.
His tweet reads: “I received the shocking news of the demise of our Emir of Zaria HRH Alhaji Shehu Idris. We lost a unifying figure,a Titan of peace and an exemplar for tolerance.
“He was a pillar of transformation and a Bridge between religion, culture and modernity. Inna lillahi wainna Illayhir rajiun