The election of the new Emir of Zazzau was held Thursday night in Kaduna.
The late monarch, Shehu Idris, passed away last Sunday.
In his honour, Kaduna State Government declared a 3-day mourning period.
Idris ascended the position in 1975, succeeding Emir Muhammadu Aminu.
His successor will emerge from one of the three ruling houses of the emirate.
The incoming King will have to be a descendant of Musa (the first Emir of the Mallawa clan); or the descendant of Yamusa (the first Emir of the Bare-bari clan); or the descendant of Abdulkarimu (the first Emir of the Katsinawa clan).
All candidates were expected to express their interests after the third day prayers for the late Emir.
Ahead of the process, seven princes declared their intention to contest.
Two of the…