The serene town of Daura in Katsina state will standstill on Friday as Nigeria’s most powerful aristocrats gather for the marriage of President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter.
At the front of the government delegation to grace the ceremonies, the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, former Nigerian rulers, governors, political appointees, ministers and members of the diplomatic corps will converge in Daura for the wedding ceremony.
The residents of Daura are already basking in the enthusiastic warmth of jamboree in readiness for the marriage of Fatima Buhari, the second daughter of President Buhari.
Fatima, who is one of the president’s children from his first wife, Safinatu Muhammadu Buhari, will be married to 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 2 p.m. on October 28, 2016.
The groom was born on November 5, 1959 in Gombe, Gombe State.