The wedding ceremony of Princess Fatima, daughter of Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, and her husband, Mahmoud Yuguda, son of former Governor of Bauchi state Isa Yuguda held yesterday in Sokoto state.
The wedding rites of Princess Fatima took place at the Sultan Bello Jima’at Mosque. Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu received the Sokoto Princess’ on behalf of the groom after the bride price was paid.
The federal government’s delegation to the event, was led by Chief of Staff to the President Abba Kyari. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu were part of the delegates.
The Chief Imam of Abuja Central Mosque, Professor Shehu Galadanchi, Chief Imam of Ghana, the Sarkin Malamai of Sokoto, Sheikh Buhari Sirdawa and others leading clerics within and outside the country were present at the event.
The Chief Justice of the Federation, the Inspector General of Police, Governors of Kebbi, Sokoto, Zamfara, Imo, Osun, Plateau, Adamawa and Enugu states as well as former Governors of Bauchi and Sokoto states, Adamu Mu’azu and Attahiru Bafarawa also attended the event.
Traditional leaders from Kano, Argungu, Etsu Nupe, Iwo and the South East turned up for the event. Here are more photos below;