Former Head of State, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, was among thousands of well-wishers that attended the wedding ceremony of two daughters of Vice President Namadi Sambo yesterday.
The wedding fatiha held at the Sultan Bello Mosque in Kaduna, was conducted by Sheikh Balele Wali. Former President, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, gave the hand of Huwaila to Mukhtar Ruma, while former Inspector-General of Police, Gambo Jimeta, stood in as guardian to Aisha, who was married to Awwal Abdulrahman. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Sen. Ayim Pius Ayim, led the Federal Government delegation to the ceremony, which was witnessed by Nigerians from across the country.
Among those in attendance were Gov. Ibrahim Shema, Katsina; Patrick Yakowa, Kaduna; Isa Yuguda, Bauchi; Tanko Al-Makura, Nasarawa; Idris Wada, Kogi; Rochas Okorocha, Imo; Emmanuel Uduagham, Delta; Babangida Aliyu, Niger; Usman Dakingari, Kebbi: and Sule Lamido, Jigawa.
The wedding was also graced by traditional rulers, including the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu; Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Mohammed Barkindo; and Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruk Umar.