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List of Dignitaries At Shehu Of Borno Daughter’s Wedding


Osinbajo, Governors, Others Storm Shehu Of Borno Daughter’s Wedding

Some dignitaries stormed Maiduguri on Saturday for the wedding of the daughter of Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai Elkanemi.

The Maiduguri central mosque, venue of the ceremony, was filled to capacity with many dignitaries, politicians, traditional rulers, and their cottiers as well-wishers from across the country.

The royal wedding which is between the son of Emir of Lafiya, HRH Umar Sidi Bage, and the daughter of Shehu of Borno, Aisha Shehu Abubakar, was also attended by 86 emirs and chiefs from different parts of the country.

Borno state Governor, Babagana Zulum stood on behalf of the family of the bride, while his Nasarawa counterpart, Abdullahi Sule, represented the family of the groom.

The marriage solemnization was officiated by the Chief Imam of Borno, Laisu Ibrahim, under the watchful eyes of the Shehu upon the payment of one million naira as the bride price.

Prayers were later offered for peaceful 2023 elections and the stability of Borno and the entire country.

Some of the dignitaries at the ceremony include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Chief of Staff to the President Professor Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser, Major General Babagana Monguno; Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ahmed Abubakar; Chief Executive Officer NNPC limited. Mele Kyari; and Ambassador Babagana Kingibe.

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Osinbajo and other dignitaries were later hosted at a launch at the presidential lodge at the Government House in Maiduguri.

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