Son’s wedding: Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, others attend luncheon at Villa | Dailytrust

Son’s wedding: Buhari, Osinbajo, Lawan, others attend luncheon at Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and some governors among other prominent Nigerians Sunday attended a luncheon to honour  Yusuf and Zahra Buhari in conclusion of their wedding ceremony in Abuja.

As of press time, there was no official statement, but pictures from the State House media department showed the dignitaries that attended the luncheon.

The occasion witnessed by popular Islamic cleric, Mufti Ismail Menk was attended by the bride’s father and Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero; groom’s mother and wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha; wife of Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha; and Chief of Staff to the President,  Professor Ibrahim Gambari.

Also in attendance were Mamman Daura; Ministers of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Musa Bello; Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen; Governors Atiku Bagudu, Kebbi; Simon Lalong, Plateau; Yahaya Bello, Kogi; Dave Umahi, Ebonyi; Hope Uzodimma, Imo; and  Nuhu Ribadu.

The event, which was held at the Old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, also had the Group Managing-Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, former First Ladies; Dame Patience Jonathan; Hajiya Turai Yar’Adua; Hajiya Maryam Abacha; First Lady of Niger Republic, Hadiza Ben Mabrouk; First Lady of Guinea Bissau, Dinisia Reis Embalo; wives of state governors; and many more dignitaries in attendance.


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