Sunday, 30 October 2016

NIGERIA: Fatima Buhari, President Buhari's Daughter Weds

Daura in Katsina will standstill on Friday when Nigeria’s crème d la crème will gather for the marriage of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter.

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, would lead the government delegation to grace the ceremonies.

Former Nigerian leaders and members of the diplomatic corps will also converge in Daura. The town is already agog in readiness for the marriage of Fatima Buhari, the second daughter of President Buhari, on Friday in Daura.

She will be married to Mallam Gimba Kumo, the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.

According to the invite, the wedding would be conducted at the Maiaduwa resident of the president at the GRA by 2pm on 28th October, 2016. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, would lead the government delegation to grace the ceremonies. The delegation is made up of ministers, governors and other political appointee.

The bridegroom was born on the 5th November 1959 in Gombe, Gombe State. Fatima is one of the president’s children from his first wife, Safinatu. President Buhari married late Safinatu in 1971.