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4 Women From Kebbi Children Home Given Out In Marriage By Governor Bagudu

Friday 22nd December marked the wedding fatiha of 4 female indigenes of Birnin Kebbi Children's home.


The event at the palace of the Emir of Gwandu saw Governor and father of the state Abubakar Atiku Bagudu serve as Wali to all the four brides who have all completed their education and vocational trainings.



Governor Atiku Bagudu expressed his appreciation for the large turn-out of people, friends and well-wishers and reiterated that his administration was committed to the welfare of the less privileged in the society. He called on the grooms to uphold the rights and privileges prescribed to married couples by the noble Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W).



The Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Iliyasu Bashar urged well to do individuals in the society to always support orphans and keenly monitor the behavior of their wards and children as well as discourage drug addiction among youths. Traditional rulers are working hard to check-mate the proliferation of drugs and intoxicating substances in towns.



Forty thousand naira was paid as dowry for the marriage between Gaddafi Muhammadu Fana and Zara’u Musa through his Wali Salisu Fana, while Lawal Yahaya Mera who wedded Zainab S.T Bello paid twenty thousand naira dowry through his Wakil Alhaji Bashir, Dan Malikin Zauro. Mallam AbdulMuminu Abdulmumin Aguji who took Rabi’atu A. Adamu as wife paid forty thousand naira dowry by his Wali Ibrahim Abdllahi Kofar Guga Katsina while thirty thousand naira dowry was paid for the marriage between Nafi’u and Zainab through his Wali Alh. Idris Umar Magajin Bunga.

Top dignitaries at the wedding were Deputy Governor Colonel Sama’ila Yombe Dabai, Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Commissioners, SSG, Representative of the Commissioner of Police, Director SSS, former Minister of Water Resources, Isah Muhammad Argungu, APC Chairman, Attahiru Maccido etc.



The Chief Imam of Wala Juma’at Mosque, Mallam Ahmed Rufa’i, Chief Imam of Emir’s Palace Juma’at Mosque, Mallam Muhammadu Lawali, Mallam Salisu Fana and the Chief Imam of Yar-Yara Juma’at Mosque, Liman Laba solemnized the marriage.



A walima feast was held at the residence of Dr Hali Bala the following day while the brides were given farewell advice by their parents Governor Bagudu and his wife Dr Zainab.





-Culled from Press Statement by Abubakar Dakingari, Chief Press Secretary.




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