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Longest Serving Emir in Zamfara, Emir of Kwatarkwashi Is Dead

Emir of Kwatarkwashi in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara State, Alhaji Ahmad Umar Mai-Kwatarkwashi is dead.

 

A statement signed by the Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe revealed that he died at the age of 93 after a prolonged illness.

 

His funeral prayer was scheduled for 6:30pm yesterday at his palace in Kwatarkwashi. Mai Kwatarkwashi was crowned by Sultan Abubakar III on March 17, 1961.

 

He was the eldest and longest-serving emir in Zamfara State with 61 years on the throne.

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