Governor Inuwa Yahaya,  Dangote Lead Dignitaries As Emir Of Gombe Hosts Grand Wedding Fatiha For Kwairanga’s Daughter



Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, CON earlier today, led dignitaries to partake in the nuptial rites of Dr. Maryam (Kamila) Kwairanga, daughter of Chairman of Nigeria Exchange Limited,  Dr. Umaru Kwairanga (Sarkin Fulanin Gombe) and her hearthrob, Khalid Dahiru Buba Biri. 

The wedding fatiha which took place at the Palace of the Emir of Gombe, witnessed the presence of high profile dignitaries, including Africa’s richest man,  Alhaji Aliko Dangote, renowned banking and financial sector leader, Alhaji Umar Mutallab, former Governors of Gombe and Sokoto States; Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo and Aminu Tambuwal, Acting National Chairman of PDP, Amb. Damagum, members of National and State Assemblies, members of political and business classes from within and outside the state, family members and associates.  

The Emir of Gombe and Chairman of Gombe state Council of Emirs and Chiefs, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III, CFR witnessed as the Chief Imam of Gombe central mosque, Sheikh Muhammadu Umar Pindiga presided over the wedding and contracted the marriage between Dr. Maryam and Khalid in line with Islamic injunctions.

A statement signed by the DG (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, made available at the weekend, said that 

Governor Inuwa Yahaya served as Waliy for the bride and gave out her hands in marriage on behalf of the Kwairanga family. The sum of 500, 000 Naira was pronounced as the dowry. 

Shortly after the wedding fatiha, the Emir of Gombe hosted dignitaries to a royal launcheon at the palace’s Stable,  known as Muri. 

Governor Inuwa while congratulating the couple and their parents, noted that marriage as an institution requires mutual trust and understanding, urging the bride and her groom to respect one another and adhere strictly to islamic teachings in their matrimony.


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