The wedding Fatiah of Rukayat, daughter of Zamfara State governor, Dr Bello Mohammed Matawalle and Mukthar Ahmed Danmadami brought together who is who in the country political scene.
Zamfara State Governor’s daughter and her groom
Nine serving and former governors were among dignitaries who attended the wedding of Zamfara State Governor’s daughter on Saturday at Maradun in Zamfara.
In attendance were Governors Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); Inuwa Yahaya (Gombe); Emeka Ihedioha (Imo); Jibrilla Bindow (ex-Gov of Adamawa); and Babagana Zulum (Borno). The rest were Ibrahim Shema (ex-Gov of Katsina), Rabiu Kwankwaso (ex-Gov of Kano), Sule Lamido (ex-Gov of Jigawa) and Ahmad Sani ex-Gov of Zamfara).
The list of national lawmakers who berthed at Maradun town, the country home of Matawalle included Senators Kabir Garba Marafa, Sahabi Kaura.
L-R: Father of the bride, Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle; his counterparts from Adamawa,
Sokoto and Imo states, Governors Umar Fintiri; Aminu Tambuwal and Emeka Ideohoha respectively,
during the wedding Fatiha of Matawalle's daughter, Rukayyat at the emir of Maradun’s palace in Maradun on Saturday. NAN photo
Tambuwal, who stood as guardian to Ruqayya, the bride, entrusted her into the hands of the groom’s representative, the Madakin Katagum, Alhaji Abdullahi Babani, during the wedding Fatiha held at the palace of the Emir of Maradun.
The marriage was contracted after the payment of N100, 000 dowry. President Muhammadu Buhari was represented by his Special Adviser, Political Matters, Mr. Gideon Sammani.
The ceremony was also attended by members of national and states assemblies, politicians as well as emirs and chiefs from all parts of the country.