President Muhammadu Buhari on today, Friday, attended the wedding Fatiha of Fatima Dangote, the daughter of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, and Jamilu Abubakar, son of a former Inspector-General of police, Muhammad Abubakar.
The colourful ceremony took place at the palace of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II who conducted it with the support of the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen.
Buhari in his capacity as the bride’s father received N500, 000 dowry from the representative of the groom at the occasion.
Former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd), Speaker, the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, former National Security Adviser, retired Gen. Aliyu Gusau, members of the business community, lawmakers, politicians, members of the diplomat corps and other prominent groups graced the occasion.
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 celebrated business tycoon.