By John Ikani
The Presidency has constituted a presidential delegation ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Kano for the marriage of his son, Yusuf Buhari, to Zahra Bayero, on Friday.
Zahra is the daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano State
This was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
According to the statement, Buhari had already dispatched a high level delegation to be led by his Chief of Staff, Ibrahim Gambari.
The presidential aide revealed that the delegation included the Ministers of Defence, Bashir Magashi; Agriculture, Sabo Nanono; Aviation, Hadi Sirika and Water Resources, Suleiman Hussein Adamu as well as the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu.
He said members of the delegation would stay back after the wedding, to represent the President at the coronation of the Emir at Bichi the following day, Saturday.
Heritage Times had earlier reported that Yusuf and Zahra’s wedding is scheduled to hold on Friday, August 20.
The wedding ceremony is set to hold at the palace of the bride’s father, Nasir Ado-Bayero, who rules Bichi, a town in Kano State.
Yusuf is set to get married to his bride to embark on a journey which started with their meeting while pursuing their academics in the United Kingdom.