Yusuf and his bride
Nigeria's number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the wedding Fatiha of his son, Yusuf Muhammadu Buhari; and his bride, Zahra Bayero on Friday in Bichi, Kano State.
The wedding Fatiha, which holds around 1:30 pm after the Friday prayer, is expected to be attended by prominent personalities from within and outside the country.
The chairman, organising committee for the wedding and coronation arrangement, Shehu Ahmed, disclosed this while briefing newsmen in Kano on Wednesday on the activities lined up for the two important events.
He disclosed that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje is expected to present staff of office to the Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, on Saturday, 21st August 2021.
“We have two historic events on Friday and Saturday in Bichi — that is the wedding Fatiha of Buhari’s son with the daughter of Emir of Bichi.
“President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to grace the wedding Fatiha of his son and the daughter of the Emir of Bichi in Bichi town on Friday,” he said.
He said a special prayer session would also be conducted at the Central Mosque, Bichi, by 4:30 pm.
He said other activities lined up for the coronation of the Emir include the coronation lecture to be held at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi, on Thursday; while the ceremony for the presentation of the staff of office would be held at the Bichi stadium on Saturday.
He explained that adequate arrangements had also been put in place by the various subcommittees to ensure the success of the two events.