Gov. AminuTambuwal of Sokoto has urged the new Emir of Zazzau, Amb. Nuhu Bamalli, to provide quality leadership for the benefit of people in the emirate and country at large.
Tambuwal gave the advice while recieving the new Emir on Wednesday in Sokoto.
The governor described the new emir as a pious, patriotic, patient and straigth forward person.
He noted that apart from the historical relationship between the Sokoto Caliphate and Zazzau Emirate, the new Emir also has family relationship with Sokoto State.
The governor charged the emir to sustain peace, unity and stability in Zazza emirate, as well as the country in general.
Tambuwal noted that Zaria is a cosmopolitan city, with people from diverse ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds, hence the need to sustain unity among them.
The governor recalled the support Bamalli gave to Sokoto State Government when he was Nigeria’s Ambassador in Thailand.
According to him, the emir had assisted the state government delegation which was in Thailand to attract agricultural investment opportunities to the state.
He congratulated the new emir and prayed Almighty Allah, to guide and protect him in the discharge of his duties.
Earlier, Bamalli said they were in Sokoto to pay homage to the Sultan, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, and pay a courtesy visit to the governor.
He described the visit to Sokoto as a home coming, noting that apart from the family ties, he has also has close relationship with the governor when he was at the National Assembly.
Bamalli pledged to follow the footsteps of his predecessors, in the leadership of Zazzau Emirate.