Just days after his coronation, the Director General of the National Steel Raw Materials Exploration Agency, Dr (Engr) Umar Albarka Hassan, in the company of former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, paid a felicitation visit to the new Emir of Zazzau, His Highness Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli at his Zaria palace.
This followed his appointment onto the exalted office by Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai. The visit was made to pay homage to the new traditional ruler and show support for his administration. Before his appointment, the Emir was former Nigerian Ambassador to Thailand, among other diplomatic roles he has played in the past.
The DG wished the Emir a peaceful and prosperous reign in the state in good health and sound mind.