President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday attended the grand wedding of Fatiha, daughter of business tycoon, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and her groom, Jamilu Abubakar, in Kano
The groom is a son of former Police Inspector-General, Muhammad Abubakar.
The wedding took place at 12 noon at the Emir of Kano’s palace.
It was conducted by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, and supported by the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen.
Other important personalities that graced the occasion include former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd) and House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara as well as some senators, governors, ministers and traditional rulers from across the country.
Others were former National Security Adviser, Gen. Aliyu Gusau (rtd), members of the business community, politicians and members of the diplomatic corps, among others.
The event, which was also attended by prominent Islamic scholars and other well wishers from across the country, witnessed a large turnout of workers from various companies owned by the renowned business mogul.
Security at the occasion was tight as all the entrances leading to the palace were cordoned-off by heavily armed security operatives