President Muhammadu Buhari hit Kano on Friday for the wedding Fatiha of Fatima Dangote, the daughter of Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and Jamilu Abubakar, son of former Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar.
The grand wedding took place at the Kano Emir’s palace, and had in attendance heavyweights of politics and industry including Senate president Bukola Sraaki and former Head of State Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar.
President Buhari reportedly acted as the bride’s father and received N500, 000 dowries from the representative of the groom at the occasion conducted by the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II and supported by the Chief Imam of Kano, Prof. Sani Zaharaddeen.
Other important personalities that graced the occasion include Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara a retinue of serving Senators, some governors and ministers as well as traditional rulers from across the country.
The event was also attended by prominent Islamic scholars and other well-wishers from across the country, as well as workers from various companies owned by the renowned business mogul.
Check out photos of the couple below…