President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, welcomed into the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, his son, Yusuf’s new wife, Zahra.
Also taking in the new bride, Zahra, who is the daughter of the Emir of Bichi, Nasiru Ado Bayero, was the excited groom’s mother, Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari.
On hand to welcome the new Mrs Buhari were wife of the Vice President, Dolapo Osinbajo, and wives of other top government officials.
First lady Aisha Buhari on Monday shared photos to Instagram to illustrate how her daughter-in-law Zahra Buhari (nee Bayero) was welcomed into the family.
Zahra, daughter of the emir of Bichi Nasiru Ado-Bayero, wedded Mrs Buhari’s only son Yusuf last Friday in Kano. The wedding attracted top politicians in the country including former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
The wedding took place in the ancient city of Kano on Friday with Governor Abdullahi Ganduje playing host to top personalities who flew in for the wedding. Also present at the Kano wedding were former President Goodluck Jonathan and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar.
“We welcomed our new daughter into the family,” Mrs Buhari’s posts read.
In another post, she thanked God for the success of the wedding and appreciated all who graced the occasion.
She wrote, “Alhamdulillah for the successful wedding of Yusuf and Zahra Buhari. On behalf of my family, I convey our sincere appreciation to all that contributed in making this event a success.
“We appreciate all our guests, relatives and friends and thank you all for your tremendous support and prayers. Wishing my children Yusuf and Zahra, a happy married life. Ameen.”
Yusuf and Zahra rounded off their wedding on Sunday with a luncheon. President Muhammadu Buhari, the bride’s father, Osinbajo, Senate President Ahmad Lawan were at the occasion.
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