The Kaduna State Government has appointed Alhaji Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli as the new Emir of Zazzau.
He succeeds Alhaji Shehu Idris, who died on Sunday, September 20 after a 45- year- reign.
Bamalli is the first emir from the Mallawa ruling house in 100 years after his grandfather Emir Dan Sidi died in 1920.
The 59-year-old is a graduate of Law from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and Diplomacy and a Diploma in organisational leadership from Oxford University, UK.
He is also a fellow on conflict resolution of the University of York, United Kingdom.