Written by Ere-ebi AGEDAH

Dangote gives daughter out to Abubakar

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, on Friday in Kano gave out his daughter, Fatima, in a wedding Fatiha, to Jamilu Abubakar, son of a former Inspector-General of police, Muhammad Abubakar.

President Muhammadu Buhari acted as the bride’s father at the ceremony which took place at 12 noon at the Emir of Kano’s palace, Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, who conducted the event.

Buhari, in his capacity as the bride’s father, received N500,000 dowry from the representative of the groom at the occasion.

Other important personalities that graced the occasion include Senate President Bukola Saraki, former Head of State, Abdulsalam Abubakar, Speaker, the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, some National Assembly members, some governors and ministers as well as traditional rulers from across the country also attended the occasion.

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