Buhari, Asiwaju, others to witness Ganduje, Ajimobi children’s wedding
By Popoola Wasiu
The ancient city of Kano will play host to scores of dignitaries as the State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje is giving her daughter, Fatima out in holy matrimony with the son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Idris, in Kano.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to lead other high-profile guests like Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Senate President, Bukola Saraki and governors from several states to the occasion on Saturday.
Apart from government officials, technocrats, captains of industries and diplomats representing different nations are also expected to be a part of the ceremony.
Wife of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Oludolapo, had arrived Kano on Friday in company with wives of 15 state governors in preparation for the event.
The wedding Fatiha is expected to hold at the Kano Central Mosque, adjacent to the Emir’s palace.
Stern-looking security personnel had taken positions in strategic locations all across the city as of Friday while more were expected to arrive on Saturday for the event.
Commenting on the event’s security arrangement, Commissioner of Police, Kano Police Command Mr. Rabiu Yusuf, said that all necessary plans to ensure the safety of guests had been put in place.
He said, “We have deployed our men in strategic positions. Everywhere is calm and there is no cause for alarm.”