Dignitaries from far and near stormed the city of Maiduguri on Saturday to attend the wedding fatiha of daughter of the 2023 All Progressives Congress
Dignitaries from far and near stormed the city of Maiduguri on Saturday to attend the wedding fatiha of daughter of the 2023 All Progressives Congress vice pesidential candidate and former Governor of Borno state, Senator Kashim Shettima.
The bride’s beau is Sadiq Ibrahim Bunu, a graduate of accounting and finance from the University of Leicester. He is the son of the former FCT Minister, Ibrahim Bunu.
The wedding fatiha took place at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, His Eminence, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai Umar El Kanemi.
A former gvernor of Bauchi State and former PDP National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu stood in as father of the groom, while Professor Babagana Umara Zulum of Borno State governor stood in as the father of the bride.
The bride’s dowry was 12 gold coins.
The wedding fatiha was adminstered by the Chief Imam Idaini of Borno, Shiekh Shettima Mamman Sale.
Apart from Professor Ibrahim Sulu Gamabari the president’s chief of Staff who represented president Muhammadu Buhari, other dignitaries in attendance were the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, the National Security Adviser, General Babagana Monguno (Rted), APC Presidential Candidate, Asiwaju Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu.
Other personalities at the wedding include business moguls, the President of Dangote Conglomerate, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Alhaji Mohammed Idimi, the President, Idimi Group of Companies and Chairman Oriental Energy Resources Ltd and Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, the Chairman, Max Air limited.
Likewise, Inspector General of Police, IGP Baba Usman Alkali, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, the APC National Chairman, former APC National Chairman and former Governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomole, the Chairman of 36 State Governors, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State represented the State Governors, the APC Chairman of the State Governors Forum were also in attendance.
Other dignatories who attended the cetemony which had water tight security include Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe, Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, APC Deputy National Chairman Senator Abubakar Kyari, Governor of Jigawa State, Abubakar Badaru.
About 19 traditional rulers, diplomats, National Assembly members, politicians, top government officials, security chiefs and labour union leaders among others also graced the occasion.