Top government officials and other dignitaries were in attendance on Friday in Kano State for the wedding ceremony of the son of the Deputy Senate President, Barau Jibrin.
It was gathered that Jibrin’s son, Abdullahi got married to Bilkisu Aliyu Sani Madaki, daughter of the Deputy Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Aliyu Sani Madaki.
The list of dignitaries at the ceremony held at Isyaka Rabiu Juma’at Mosque, Goron Dutse, Kano, after juma’at prayers included Vice President Kashim Shettima, Senate President Godswill Akpabio, House of Reps Speaker, Tajudeen Abbas, Senator Ali Ndume, and Kawu Sumaila.
Others in attendance were elder statesman Aminu Dantata, former Senate President Ahmad Lawan, members of the Kano State Executive Council among others.
At the ceremony, Vice President Shettima stood in as the groom’s Wali, who on behalf of the family took the marriage oath and presented N500,000 as dowry, while Abbas who accepted the groom’s proposal and gave the bride’s hand in marriage.
The wedding Fatiha was duly observed according to Islamic rites led by the Chief Imam of Isyaku Rabiu Juma’at mosque, Sheikh Abdullahi Mahmud Salga.