The ancient city of Kano was yesterday agog ahead of today’s wedding between the daughter of the Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Fatima and the son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Idris.
President Muhammadu Buhari, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, governors and other top dignitaries are expected to witness the grand ceremony today.
Others who are expected to grace the occasion include Senate President, Bukola Ssaraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Dogora, other principal officers and members of the National Assembly.
Also a number of ministers, diplomatic corps, technocrats, captains of industries and top aides of President Buhari are also expected to witness the marriage ceremony, described by many as the marriage of the year.
Over 20 governors are also expected to be in Kano for the marriage ceremony.
The wedding Fatiha will hold in Kano Central Mosque, beside the Palace of the Emir of Kano, His Highness, Malam Muhammad Sanusi 11.
As at the time of filling in this report, Kano State Government House has already wore celebration mood with different colours depicting Hausa-Fulani and Yoruba tradition.
Security agencies are already on ground to provide adequate security for the event.
Speaking on security arrangement, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Rabiu Yusuf said all necessary arrangements had been put in place to ensure a hitch-free marriage ceremony.
Recall that over eleven governors had earlier on November 10, 2017 visited the state to witness the marriage introduction of the couple.