“This is my first official function since being sworn-in yesterday. And it is a thing of joy for me to have my elder brother here who has always been a source of inspiration”. ~ ELRUFAI TO MALIAN PRESIDENT.
“The leader of my clan, the Magajin Gari of Zazzau and all of originally, 300 years ago came from Mali to wage a Jihad in this part of the country, to establish the Sokoto Caliphate. We have not forgotten our root and we are very proud of our association, that is why you have seen the representative of the Emir of Zazzau from the ‘Malawa’ (Malians)’s clan”. ~ MALIAN GOV. ELRUFAI OF KADUNA STATE.