President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Abuja after a 2-day working visit to Lagos state and attended the wedding of his wife’s junior brother, Hamza.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that on his return, Buhari went straight to the National Mosque Abuja where he performed the 2-Raka’at Juma’at prayer, the wedding fatiha was done by the Chief Imam of Abuja National Mosque, Prof. Shehu Galadanchi, after the payment of one hundred thousand naira (N100,000) dowry by the representative of the groom, Prof. Abdullahi Abba.
He adviced the groom to take the marriage as an act of worship by providing the necessary support for his wife.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, Governors of Nasarawa and Bauchi States, Alhaji Tanko Almakura and Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar respectively were among the dignitaries that graced the occasion.
Other personalities at the wedding were the National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj-Gen. Babagana Mongonu, cabinet ministers and former National Chairman of PDP, Ahmodu Ali.
Buhari expressed his gratitude to all Nigerians who joined the family in prayers to witness this remarkable day in the life of young Hamza.