Prominent personalities, including President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, attended the wedding of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s daughter, Hajiya Fatima, and her groom, Idris Ajimobi, in Kano.
The Fatiha of Fatima and Idris, son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, took place around 12.30 pm at the Kano Central Mosque.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the wedding proceedings were conducted by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, and supported by the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen.
Buhari, who represented the groom, gave out the N50,000 dowry to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who represented the bride on the occasion.
Among other important personalities in attendance were the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; 22 governors, 11 ministers and over 10 traditional rulers from across the country.
Also in attendence were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari; and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
The President, before his departure, had inspected the Kofar Ruwa underpass along Katsina Road, which is under construction.