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Birnin Kebbi agog as Osinbajo graces AGF daughter’s wedding

From left, Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi State Governor, AGF, Abubakar Malami, VP Osinbajo, the bride, Zakiyya Malami and the groom, Saifullahi Gishiri  photo: Novo Isioro

By Chijioke Okoronkwo

The capital city of Kebbi State, Birnin Kebbi, was a beehive on Saturday as Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, attended the wedding fatiha of the daughter of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister for Justice, Abubakar Malami.

The wedding fatiha, held at the palace of the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar, was between Malami’s daughter, Zakiyya and Saifullahi Gishiri, the groom.

The wedding was also attended by governors of Kaduna, Kastina, Jigawa, Zamfara, Sokoto as well as the host governor, Atiku Bagudu.

Excited Birnin Kebbi residents and guests thronged the Emir’s Palace venue of the wedding and lined up on the roads leading to the palace.

Osinbajo with Emir of Gwandu
Osinbajo, 3rd left with Gov. Atiku Bagudu(2nd left), SFG Boss Mustapha, 2nd right
Time to go to Abuja: Osinbajo being seen off

After the fatiha, Osinbajo proceeded to the Presidential Lodge, Birnin Kebbi, where he was treated to a delicacy.

Also in attendance were the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Comptroller- General of Immigration, Ministers of Defence, Transport and Education, as well as the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources