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Buhari, Tinubu, Governors, Emirs, others attend Shettima Daughter’s Wedding

Buhari, Tinubu, Governors, Emirs, others attend Shettima Daughter’s Wedding

Fatima Shettima, daughter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) vice presidential candidate and Senator representing Borno Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Kashim Shettima, married Sadiq Ibrahim Bunu, son of former FCT Minister, Ibrahim Bunu, on Saturday.

The Fatiha wedding, which took place at the palace of the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Elkanemi, was attended by President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr. Ibrahim Gambari, President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Abdullah Adamu, and presidential candidate of the APC in the coming 2023 election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Other governors include Yobe State’s Governor Mai Mala Buni, Ekiti’s Governor Kayode Fayemi, Jigawa’s Governor Abubakar Bagudu, and their Sokoto counterpart, Alhaji Aminu Tambwal.

Other dignitaries who attended the wedding ceremony included business moguls Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Alhaji Mohammad Indimi, and Alhaji Tahir Manga, as well as the Inspector General of Police, IGP Alkali Baba Usman among others.


Former Bauchi State Governor, Alhaji Adamu Muazu, stood in for the groom’s father and accepted the wedding vows on his behalf, while Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, stood in for the bride.

The wedding vows were received and accepted by both bride and groom representatives for the bride price of 12 gold coins.

Alhaji Adamu Muazu who was the representative of the groom’s father prayed for the couple and wished them blissful married life.

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