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What You Need To Know About Yusuf Buhari’s Soon-to-be Wife



Buhari’s Son, Yusuf Set To Marry Bayero's Daughter, Zahra

Preparations are already in top gear ahead of the wedding ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari’s son, Yusuf, and a daughter of the Emir of Bichi.

Naija News had earlier reported that a delegation of Nigerian Governors and ministers on Sunday stormed the palace of the Emir of Kano to formalise plans for the wedding.

The Emir of Bichi is the younger brother of the Emir of Kano, who hosted the delegation from the president.

Some members of the first family were also at the palace to finalise plans for the wedding.

Here are the interesting things to know about the ‘incoming’ daughter-in-law of the President:

Emir of Bichi’s Daughter

Zarah Ado Bayero is a 19-year daughter of Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, who is the fourth child of late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero. Her father, aside being an Emir, is also the Chairman of 9mobile. He was the first child born at the official residence of Kano Emirate known as Gidan Dabo.

He was the district head of Fagge, Tarauni and Nassarawa Local Government Areas before he was appointed a first-class monarch by the administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.

Link to Sokoto

While Zarah’s mother, Farida Imam, is the daughter of famous Kano educationist, Mal Abubakar Imam (Imamu Galandanci), a former Executive Director at Afribank Plc, the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar III, is married to Farida’s biological sister.


Zarah, is the second daughter of the Emir and she studied Architecture in the United Kingdom.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.