landed in Minna on Friday for the wedding of former President Ibrahim
Babangida’s daughter. The aircraft brought the various dignitaries that
attended the event. The police also provided air surveillance and
President Bukola Saraki and former vice president Namadi Sambo were at
of Sokoto, Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, Ahmed Abdulfatah of Kwara and
Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano.
state, Mrs Aikhomu, Mrs Josephine Anenih, ex-governor Babangida Aliyu,
were among the many personalities who witnessed the short ceremony at
the Hilltop home of the retired military General in Minna, the Niger
the Government of the Federation, Justice Idris Kutigi, former Chief
Justice of the Federation, Alhaji Ahmed Yayale, also a former SGF, Gen.
Magoro, Senator Ben Obi, Senator Ben Bruce, Air Vice Marshal Ibrahim
Haruna, Chairman IBB Golf Club, Alhaji Sani Zangon Daura.
Adviser, Dr Okwezili Nwodo, former PDP National Secretary, Alhaji
Modibo, former FCT Minister, Oba Hamid Adekunle, Oluwo Kuta, also came.
of the Federal Executive Councils including Ministers of Interior
Abdulrahman Danbazzau and Defence Mansur Dan-Ali as well as Minister of
state for Solid Mineral Development Abubakar Bwari.
performed the symbolic ceremony of handing over Halimat at 2.45 pm in
marriage to Abdullahi.
for the couple, who stressed the significance of marriage in Islam and
called on the bride to submissive and loyal to her husband.
Aliko Dangote and Mr Mark Snoxell, Managing Director, Dornier Aircraft.
Wamakko ,Sen Yarima Abdullahi, Sen Rabiu Kwankwaso, Sen Nuhu Aliyu, who
was also a former police DIG.