President Muhammadu Buhari has deployed a high-level delegation to Kano State ahead of his son Yusuf’s wedding fathia to Zahra Bayero, the daughter of Bichi’s Emir Nasiru Ado Bayero.
Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, revealed this in a statement released on Thursday.
Bashir Salihi Magashi, the Defence minister; Sabo Nanono, the Minister of Agriculture; Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation; and Suleiman Hussein Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, are among the members of the group, which is led by Ibrahim Gambari, Shehu’s Chief of Staff.
The statement reads, “Ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Kano for the marriage of his son, Yusuf Buhari, to Zahra Bayero, the daughter of Nasiru Ado Bayero, the Emir of Bichi in Kano State on Friday, the President has dispatched a high-level delegation to be led by his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari.
”The Presidential delegation, including the Ministers of Defence, Maj Gen Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd), Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika and Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Hussein Adamu as well as the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu will stay back after the wedding, to represent the President at the coronation of the Emir at Bichi the following day, Saturday.”