Ahmed NuhuBamalli, Nigeria’s immediate past Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar is the current Emir of Zazzau, a Nigerian traditional state headquartered in Zaria, Kaduna State.
He is the first Emir from the Mallawa ruling house to be enthroned in a 100 years after the demise of his grandfather, Emir Alu Dan Sidi, the 13th Emir of Zazzau, in 1920.
Until his appointment as Emir, Bamalli held the title of MagajinGarinZazzau; the second most senior princely title in the Zazzau Emirate.
Bamalli studied Law as first degree from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and obtained a Master’s degree in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the same institution.
An alumnus of the prestigious Harvard Business School where he obtained GMP in 2011, the Emir holds a Diploma in organisational leadership from Oxford University, UK, and is a Senior Chevening Fellow with about 26 years cognate experience covering banking, public sector, telecommunications, and manufacturing.
He is an astute lawyer, unscrupulous banker and gentleman and above all, a quintessential diplomat.
The 19th Emir of Zazzau is sure to bless his Emirate with the benignancy and selflessness that characterize him.