20th August, 2021
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan; former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and other dignitaries on Friday attended the wedding of Yusuf, son of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Yusuf wedded Zahra, Daughter of Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero in Bichi.
The wedding held in Bichi, Kano State had Buhari, his Vice, Yemi Osinbajo, Aisha in attendant. There was also former Nigerien President Mouhamadu Yesuofu at the event.
Others dignitaries who attended the event include the host Gov. Umar Ganduje, IGP. Usman Baba-Alkali, former Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai, former IGP Mohammed Adamu, Gov. of Enugu, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Gov of Borno Prof. Babagana Zulum, Gov. of Niger, Nasarawa, Kogi, Gombe, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto, Bauchi, Zamfara, Cross River, among others.Yusuf who is the Talban Daura, married Zahra Nasiru Bayero, daughter of the 2nd Emir of Bichi.
The wedding ceremony was officiated by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami, after the representative of the groom Malam, Mamman Daura, paid the sum of N500,000 to the representative of the bride Malam, Aminu Dantata as dowry.
The wedding ceremony, which took place at the Emir’s Palace in Bichi witnessed the presence of governors, ministers traditional rulers, captains of industries, politicians as well as members of the diplomatic community.