In a few hours from now, Yusuf, President Muhammadu Buhari’s only son, will be joined with Zahra, the daughter of Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, Emir of Bichi.
Kano is already agog and security operatives have taken over strategic places in the town.
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Here are the interesting things to know about the ‘incoming’ daughter-in-law of the President:
- Emir of Bichi’s Daughter
Zarah Ado Bayero is the 20-year daughter of Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, who is the fourth child of late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero. Her father, aside being an Emir, is also the Chairman of 9mobile. He was the first child born at the official residence of Kano Emirate known as Gidan Dabo.
He was the district head of Fagge, Tarauni and Nassarawa Local Government Areas before he was appointed a first-class monarch by the administration of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje.
- Link to Sokoto
While Zarah’s mother, Farida Imam, is the daughter of famous Kano educationist, Mal Abubakar Imam (Imamu Galandanci), a former Executive Director at Afribank Plc, the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Saad Abubakar III, is married to Farida’s biological sister.
Zarah, is the second daughter of the Emir and she’s studying Architecture in the United Kingdom.