President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to attend the wedding Fatiha of his son, Yusuf and his bride, Zahra Bayero, tomorrow, August 20 in Bichi, Kano State.
Chairman of the organising committee for the wedding, Shehu Ahmed, told newsmen that the wedding Fatiha will hold by 1:30 pm after the Friday prayer.
He said that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje will also present a staff of office to the father-in law who is the Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasiru Ado Bayero, on Saturday.
Ahmed, who also chairs the committee for the coronation said: “We have two historic events on Friday and Saturday in Bichi — the wedding Fatiha of Buhari’s son to the daughter of Emir of Bichi and the coronation of the emir.
“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.
“A special prayer will be conducted in the Central Mosque, Bichi, by 4:30 pm.
“Activities marking the coronation of the Emir include a coronation lecture to be held at the Federal College of Education (Technical), Bichi, while the ceremony for the presentation of the staff of office would be held at the Bichi stadium on Saturday.
“Adequate arrangements have been put in place by the various subcommittees to ensure the success of the two events.”
Security was tightened in Kano State, particularly in Bichi, starting from Wednesday, ahead of Buhari son’s wedding and coronation of the bride’s father.
Heavily armed operatives landed at the Aminu Kano Airport and headed to Bichi.
Source: The Nation.